|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 19 Jun 2019 12:24:20 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFAS: "contamination found under Air National Guard base in Tucson" (AZ)|
Extensive PFAS contamination found under Air National Guard base in Tucson By Tony Davis Arizona Daily Star June 14, 2019 The same chemical compounds that have tainted drinking wells from Tucson’s south side to Marana have been found polluting groundwater underneath the Air National Guard base adjoining Tucson International Airport, a consultant’s report for the Air Guard says. Perfluorinated compounds, commonly known as PFAS, turned up in levels exceeding recommended federal standards in the aquifer underneath the Air Guard base, said the consultant’s report. But while the contamination appears to be moving toward city drinking wells on Tucson’s south side, the pollution doesn’t pose any immediate health risk to water users, Tucson Water officials say. … For the entire article, see https://tucson.com/news/local/extensive-pfas-contamination-found-under-air-national-guard-base-in/article_f9324e48-2356-5bcd-874f-e9084731ae87.html -- 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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