|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 7 Jun 2017 22:31:02 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFCs: "Update On PFOS Contamination In Newburgh" (NY)|
Officials Deliver Update On PFOS Contamination In Newburgh By ALLISON DUNNE WAMC Northeast Public Radio June 7, 2017 New York state officials were in Newburgh this week to update the community on PFOS contamination and the blood testing program. It was the sixth community meeting in the city since PFOS contamination in Newburgh’s main drinking water source was discovered in May 2016. In August 2016, New York state declared Stewart Air National Guard Base a Superfund site. Department of Environmental Conservation investigations identified the base as a significant source of the PFOS contamination found in Washington Lake, Newburgh’s main drinking water source. Federal and state officials have been pressing the Department of Defense to take responsibility for the contamination since then. DEC Deputy Commissioner Martin Brand says DoD is supposed to move forward with a site investigation shortly. … For the entire article, see http://wamc.org/post/officials-deliver-update-pfos-contamination-newburgh -- 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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