|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 28 Jan 2019 10:24:14 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFAS: Members of Congress form task force|
Toxic Chemicals Poisoned The Drinking Water At Military Bases. Now Congress Is Doing Something About It by Justine McDaniel and Laura McCrystal Philly.com January 24, 2019 Hoping to push for clean-up and to hold polluters accountable, members of Congress created a task force Wednesday to help constituents nationwide who have contended with drinking water contaminated by chemicals used on military bases. The House members forming the task force have dealt with the problem individually in their districts, from Pennsylvania to Michigan. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R., Bucks) is a co-chair and Rep. Madeleine Dean (D., Montgomery) is a member; The two represent Bucks and Montgomery County towns where tens of thousands have been affected by tainted drinking water. The group wants the Environmental Protection Agency to designate per- and polyfuoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, as hazardous substances and regulate how much of the chemicals can be present in drinking water. … For the entire article, see https://taskandpurpose.com/military-drinking-water-contamination-task-force -- 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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