2004 CPEO Military List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lsiegel@cpeo.org>
Date: 27 Nov 2004 21:00:10 -0000
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: Re: [CPEO-MEF] Spring Valley disease survey
Some people have been having trouble downloading, from CPEO's
publications pages, the PDF files from the November 10, 2004 Northwest
Current special section on Spring Valley. I think there were two
problems, and I've only solved one. The URLs below are complete - that,
is you can click on them instead of cutting and pasting the entire URLs.



Lenny Siegel wrote:
> Study finds diseases in 1918 test area
> Northwest Current (DC)
> November 10, 2004
> A yearlong survey of health problems in a 345-house section of Spring
> Valley has turned up 160 cases of chronic, often life-threatening and
> rare diseases - roughly one in every six homes - in the epicenter of the
> U.S. Army?s World War I chemical warfare testing grounds.
> The survey, coordinated through The Current, showed 131 individuals
> afflicted with 56 separate diseases of which more than half - 30 -can be
> linked to arsenic and other lethal agents that were developed, tested
> and then buried in the neighborhood during and after the war that ended
> in 1918.
> Most of the victims of these diseases, which include 58 cancers and 27
> autoimmune disorders, no longer live in Spring Valley. Fifty are dead.
> ...
> So begins a collection of investigative articles published by the
> Northwest Current. We have made the the entire collection available,
> with the permission of the Northwest Current, as a PDF file at CPEO's
> web site at
> http://www.cpeo.org/pubs/Spring Valley diseases.pdf
> The accompanying map is available at
> http://www.cpeo.org/pubs/Spring Valley map.pdf


Lenny Siegel
Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight
c/o PSC, 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041
Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545
Fax: 650/961-8918
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