|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 6 Nov 2016 01:24:25 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFCs: Long Island (NY) "homes threatened by chemical getting municipal water hookup"|
LI homes threatened by chemical getting municipal water hookup By Joie Tyrrell Long Island Newsday (NY) November 5, 2016 Work began Friday to connect Westhampton Beach homes near Francis S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base that have contaminated wells to the municipal water system, with all costs covered by the state and federal governments, state officials announced. Fifty-seven homes with wells threatened by contamination with the chemical PFOS, or perfluorooctanesulfonic acid, will be joined to the municipal system, the state Department of Environmental Conservation said. The U.S. Department of Defense, under a separate agreement, will cover the costs of connecting nine additional homes with well contamination that meets or exceeds federal Environmental Protection Agency health advisory levels for PFOS. ... For the entire article, see http://www.newsday.com/long-island/suffolk/homes-threatened-by-chemical-getting-municipal-water-hook-up-1.12563802 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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