2005 CPEO Military List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lsiegel@cpeo.org>
Date: 29 Oct 2005 17:31:40 -0000
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: [CPEO-MEF] Hill Air Force Base (UT) area health study
Davis keeps close eye on toxic plumes
HAFB chemicals seeped beneath residential areas

By Matt Canham 
Salt Lake Tribune (UT)
October 29, 2005

Toxic chemicals contaminate shallow groundwater under the homes of tens
of thousands of Davis County residents. 

But it doesn't appear to have caused a spike in cancer diagnoses,
according to a Utah Department of Health study that looked at cancer
cases from 1973 to 2001. 

"We didn't really find any associations to elevated cancer rates and
those communities associated to the plume," Wayne Ball, environmental
epidemiology program manager for the Health Department, said Friday. 


For the entire article, see


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