|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 26 Apr 2019 13:52:05 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFAS: EWG Statement on EPA's PFAS proposal|
News Release Environmental Working Group April 25, 2019 A Band-Aid that does nothing to help contaminated communities WASHINGTON - The draft interim recommendations for cleanup of the toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS, announced today by Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler, are a woefully inadequate response to the growing nationwide crisis of drinking water contaminated with PFAS, said EWG Senior Scientist David Andrews. “This proposal is not a serious response to a drinking water contamination crisis that has already ballooned out of control,” said Andrews. “It is a Band-Aid, at best, that does essentially nothing to help the hundreds - perhaps thousands - of communities, in almost every state, with contaminated tap water. Americans need real and swift action to address this crisis, not more toothless proposals from the Trump administration.” … For the entire release, see https://www.ewg.org/release/epa-s-proposed-pfas-guidance-falls-far-short-public-health-protection-and-cleanup -- 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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