|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:07:32 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFAS: ATSDR releases draft Toxicological Profile for Perfluoroalkyls|
Toxins found in water near Bucks, Montco military bases more harmful than previously reported by Laura McCrystal & Justine McDaniel Philadelphia Inquirer (PA) JUNE 20, 2018 The chemicals found in water supplies near military bases nationwide pose more of a potential hazard to humans than the federal government had indicated previously, according to a new analysis released Wednesday. The results of the study, which linked the chemicals to a variety of health problems, have been highly anticipated since reports surfaced last month that the Environmental Protection Agency and White House officials had sought to block its release, writing in emails that it would cause a “public relations nightmare.” The new information could heighten health concerns for thousands of residents in Bucks and Montgomery Counties — and across the country — who previously drank contaminated water or whose water currently contains the chemicals at levels that the government had once declared was safe. … For the entire article, see http://www.philly.com/philly/news/pennsylvania/water-contamination-study-pfas-atsdr-military-bases-pfoa-pfos-bucks-montgomery-20180620.html ATSDR's web page for the PFAS profile may be found at https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/ToxProfiles/tp.asp?id=1117&tid=237 -- 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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