|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:35:57 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFAS: "Fear and fury in Michigan town where [Wurtsmith Air Force Base] contaminated water"|
Fear and fury in Michigan town where Air Force contaminated water "I always wanted to come back here, but it's like the town has been damaged by this." by Brett Walton EcoWatch/Nation of Change April 13, 2018 Anthony Spaniola knew something was off with his town’s water. He read accounts in the Detroit Free Press and attended community meetings hosted by state health and environment agencies. Until last summer Spaniola was concerned but didn’t think the situation was out of control. Then he saw foam on Van Etten Lake. The unsightly ivory-colored meringue that rimmed the shore is a visible illustration of an ongoing national health and environmental disaster related to perfluorinated compounds. PFAS, as this group of chemicals is collectively called, are used to manufacture rain-repelling, stain-deflecting, heat-resisting consumer and industrial products like Teflon skillets, Gore-Tex jackets and fire retardants. There’s a good chance that every home in America has products strengthened with one of the compounds. … For the entire article, see https://www.nationofchange.org/2018/04/13/fear-and-fury-in-michigan-town-where-air-force-contaminated-water/ -- 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 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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