|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 18 Dec 2017 11:30:46 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFAS: "No end in sight for PFC cleanup at Horsham [PA} base"|
No end in sight for PFC cleanup at Horsham base Military representatives said potential cleanup options at the former NASJRB Willow Grove might not even be presented until late 2018. By Kyle Bagenstose Intelligencer (PA) December 14, 2017 As a national health study on communities impacted by perfluorinated compound contamination inches toward reality, the question of when environmental clean up of contamination in Bucks and Montgomery counties will begin remains open. Representatives of the U.S. Navy and Air National Guard updated the public Wednesday on their departments’ efforts to investigate and eventually clean the chemicals, during a quarterly environmental meeting for the former NASJRB Willow Grove and current Horsham Air Guard Station. The military’s investigation is now in its fourth year, after drinking water contamination with toxic chemicals PFOA and PFOS was discovered in communities near the bases, as well as the former NAWC Warminster, in summer 2014. At Wednesday’s meeting at the Horsham Library, Willie Lin, an environmental coordinator with the Navy, could not give a definitive answer when asked when contamination will be cleaned. “You’re giving us some progress, but we need to see some light at the end of the tunnel,” said Horsham resident Carlos Cook. “What is your prognosis?” … For the entire article, see http://www.theintell.com/news/20171214/no-end-in-sight-for-pfc-cleanup-at-horsham-base -- 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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