|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:02:34 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFAS: "US government investigating food supply for PFAS contamination"|
US government investigating food supply for PFAS contamination EPA examining use of polluted water in agriculture by Cheryl Hogue Chemical & Engineering News MARCH 7, 2019 The US government is broadening its focus on toxic fluorocarbon contamination beyond industrial sites and military bases to include the nation’s food supply. The move comes in the wake of reports last month that a New Mexico dairy is dumping tens of thousands of liters of milk and will euthanize thousands of cows because they are contaminated with nonpolymer per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). The dairy has several wells tainted with the substances—which are ingredients in some firefighting foams and have infiltrated groundwater at nearby Cannon Air Force Base. … For the entire article, see https://cen.acs.org/environment/persistent-pollutants/US-government-investigating-food-supply/97/i10 -- 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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