|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 23 May 2017 12:46:57 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFCs: "Chemical contamination from Fairchild [AFB, WA] now affecting thousands"|
Chemical contamination from Fairchild now affecting thousands by Samantha Wohlfeil Inlander (wA) May 22, 2017 Local and state officials, as well as officials from Fairchild, will hold a town hall on Tuesday, May 23 at 6 pm in the Medical Lake High School auditorium to present more information on the compounds involved in this contamination, and address questions and concerns. Last week, the Inlander spoke with some of the first residents whose wells tested high for chemical contamination from Fairchild Air Force Base, and heard about their health fears, concerns about continuing to give well water to their livestock, and worries about what this means for the future of their properties. One woman had scheduled a doctor's appointment to check for thyroid issues. Another worried about what type of water filter or treatment might be available — they're all using bottled water being provided by the Air Force to cook and clean, and probably will have to do so for months. A couple wanted to know if they should use their well water on their vegetable garden — would these chemicals work their way into the food? Others were giving their chickens bottled water, or throwing away the eggs. … For the entire article, see https://www.inlander.com/Bloglander/archives/2017/05/22/chemical-contamination-from-fairchild-air-force-base-now-affecting-thousands -- 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 <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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