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From: Lenny Siegel <lsiegel@cpeo.org>
Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2018 15:40:51 -0700 (PDT)
Reply: cpeo-brownfields
Subject: [CPEO-BIF] "Rare Cancers In Franklin [near Amphenol site] Spur Parents To Support TCE Ban..."
Rare Cancers In Franklin Spur Parents To Support TCE Ban, Head To Washington

Indiana Public Media
July 26, 2018

Kari Rhineheart and Stacie Davidson are part of the group If It Was Your Child. (Steve Burns/WTIU)

The Environmental Protection Agency was ready to ban some uses of the cancer-causing chemical TCE or trichloroethylene, but EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt put that effort on hold last year.

Kari Rhinehart lost her daughter Emma Grace to a rare brain tumor four years ago. Now she and Stacie Davidson — whose stepson Zane is in remission from a rare form of leukemia — are part of the group, If It Was Your Child.


TCE is used to degrease metal and to make other chemicals like refrigerants. It’s just one of the chemicals found at the Amphenol industrial site in Franklin. 


For the entire article, see


Lenny Siegel
Executive Director
Center for Public Environmental Oversight
a project of the Pacific Studies Center
P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042
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