|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 11 Jun 2019 13:46:52 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFAS: New York declares East Hampton Airport a state Superfund site|
State Declares Airport Superfund Site FORTY-SEVEN ACRES CONTAMINATED WITH PFAS; REMEDIATION ORDERED BY RICK MURPHY Hamptons Independent (NY) JUNE 6, 2019 The emergence of PFAS as a significant contaminant in drinking water was underscored again June 6 when the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation placed 47 acres in and near East Hampton Airport on its Superfund list. There is a half-dozen locations in Suffolk that have been identified as hotbeds for perfluoroalkyl substances in the last few years. These chemicals were first detected in Westhampton and Westhampton Beach, then Bridgehampton, Yaphank, Wainscott, and East Quogue. For decades, the federal Centers for Disease Control and the state DEC did not recognize or simply underestimated the dangers associated with ingesting the chemicals. … For the entire article, see https://indyeastend.com/news-opinion/south-fork/state-declares-airport-superfund-site/ -- 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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