|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 28 Aug 2018 20:55:29 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] LEAD, HOUSING: Elevated levels of lead found in child’s blood at [F.E. Warren] Wyoming Air Force base"|
Elevated levels of lead found in child’s blood at Wyoming Air Force base By Tara Copp Military Times August 23, 2018 F.E. Warren Air Force Base, home to part of the nation’s nuclear missile arsenal, is now testing its military family housing for contamination after a child’s blood test came back showing elevated levels of lead exposure, the base announced Thursday. F.E. Warren is a nuclear missile base located near Cheyenne, Wyoming, and home to approximately 3,300 airmen and their families who support the 90th Missile Wing. It has been on the Environmental Protection Agency’s list of Superfund sites for years as the government has worked to clean up dozens of cancer-linked contaminants found in the ground water and soil. It was also most recently named by the Defense Department as one of the locations where groundwater has been found to contain PFOS or PFOA componds - chemicals used in firefighting foam - that are also linked to cancers or birth defects. … For the entire article, see https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2018/08/23/elevated-levels-of-lead-found-in-childs-blood-at-wyoming-air-force-base/ -- 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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