|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 30 Jul 2017 22:16:23 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFCs, HEALTH: House approves funding for health screening and remediation|
Federal cash could go to cleanup of tainted water by Justine McDaniel Philadelphia Inquirer (PA) July 28, 2017 The Pentagon would receive $10 million to carry out health screenings in communities where drinking water has been contaminated by military bases - like two in Montgomery and Bucks counties - under an appropriations bill amendment passed by the House on Thursday night. The measure would be the military’s first step toward the health tests, which residents and public officials have advocated to determine the possible effects of ingesting the little-known chemicals. Under another amendment passed Thursday, the Navy and the Air Force would get $60 million to help address the contamination, which has shut off tap water for hundreds of thousands across the country, and caused headaches over remediation and debates about what level of chemicals are safe to drink. … For the entire article, see http://www.philly.com/philly/news/pennsylvania/federal-cash-could-go-to-cleanup-of-tainted-water-20170728.html See also http://www.theintell.com/news/horsham-pfos/congressmen-ok-funds-for-pfc-cleanup-health-screenings/article_5959ebb0-739f-11e7-87b3-1f90c188ad4d.html -- 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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