|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 22 Aug 2017 20:15:07 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFCs: "Harvard, University of Rhode Island researchers to study chemical contamination of US waters"|
Harvard, University of Rhode Island researchers to study chemical contamination of US waters By Jennifer McDermott ASSOCIATED PRESS AUGUST 15, 2017 SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. - University of Rhode Island and Harvard University professors are collaborating through a new research center to study chemicals that have contaminated water at sites nationwide. The chemicals, called perfluorinated chemicals, have been linked to cancer and other illnesses but aren’t regulated in drinking water. Water has been contaminated near sites of industrial facilities and U.S. military bases. URI announced Tuesday that it received a five-year, $8 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to establish a center focused on gaining a better understanding of how these chemicals make their way into water, through the food chain, and affect people and animals. … For the entire article, see https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/massachusetts/2017/08/15/harvard-university-rhode-island-researchers-study-chemical-contamination-waters/iJEZ7AWejFwrIji1LCYeaP/story.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 <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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