|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 29 Sep 2017 20:16:32 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFCs: West Virginia|
Brooks sees concern over chemical contamination LOCAL NEWS SEP 21, 2017 by JESS MANKIND Parkersburg News and Sentinel (WV) September 29, 2017 PARKERSBURG - A provision in the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act may show a growing concern of the contamination from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, called PFAS, a local authority said. “I believe there’s a coalition that’s going to demand these chemicals be evaluated and removed, if found harmful,”said Dr. Paul Brooks, whose company, Brookmar, conducted the study into the health effects of C8, or PFOA, upon 70,000 residents in the Mid-Ohio Valley. “It’s just a matter of time,” he said. PFAS include GenX, the successor to C8 that was once used to make Teflon at the Washington Works plant once operated by DuPont. … For the entire article, see http://www.newsandsentinel.com/news/local-news/2017/09/brooks-sees-concern-over-chemical-contamination/ -- 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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