|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sat, 25 Aug 2018 09:49:21 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFAS: "Great Lakes States Follow Michigan’s PFAS lead"|
Great Lakes States Follow Michigan’s PFAS lead But no emergency declarations in Illinois and Wisconsin By Gary Wilson Great Lakes Now/Detroit Public TV (MI) August 20, 2018 While the spotlight remains on Michigan’s growing list of sites contaminated with PFAS, neighboring Great Lakes states are also responding to the toxic threat. Both Illinois and Wisconsin are now launching programs to determine the scope of the PFAS problem and to plot best courses of action as the emerging contaminant threatens basic drinking water sources. Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of man-made chemicals that have been in use since the 1940’s, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency website. The emerging contaminants are found in a wide range of common products like teflon and can easily migrate into drinking water near specific sites like firefighting training facilities. … For the entire article, see https://www.greatlakesnow.org/2018/08/great-lakes-states-follow-michigans-pfas-lead/ -- 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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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