|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:43:22 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFCs: Contamination near Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (NJ)|
WATER-BORNE CHEMICALS NEAR MILITARY BASE EXCEED EPA HEALTH GUIDELINES by JON HURDLE NJ Spotlight MARCH 22, 2017 The chemical dtion is the latest example of PFCs being found at levels above recommended health limits in numerous locations around the state Two chemicals that have been linked to cancer and other diseases have been found in a Burlington County creek at 16 times the health limit recommended by the federal government. PFOA and PFOS, two of the PFC family of chemicals, were found at a combined level of 1,127 parts per trillion (ppt) in a stream that runs from a wastewater plant at the c military base into the Rancocas Creek, a spokesman for the base confirmed. … For the entire article, see http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/17/03/21/water-borne-chemicals-near-military-base-exceed-epa-health-guidelines/ -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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