|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 5 Jun 2019 11:01:27 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFAS: "Des Moines Water Works Pressures State Agencies To Clean Up PFAS Contamination"|
Des Moines Water Works Pressures State Agencies To Clean Up PFAS Contamination By KATE PAYNE Iowa Public Radio MAY 29, 2019 The Des Moines Water Works is putting pressure on state regulators to clean up contamination at a nearby military base. In letters to the state Department of Natural Resources and the Iowa Attorney General’s Office, the utility called the chemicals a public health concern. Earlier this year, a government report obtained by IPR confirmed toxic chemicals called PFAS had contaminated surface water and groundwater near the Air National Guard base in Des Moines. At some testing sites on the base, levels of the chemicals were nearly 200 times the health advisories set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. … For the entire article, see https://www.iowapublicradio.org/post/des-moines-water-works-pressures-state-agencies-clean-pfas-contamination#stream/0 -- 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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