|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Wed, 3 Jul 2019 15:33:41 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFAS: Three wells on Guam contaminated|
Speaker details tainted water concerns; says 3 wells on Guam positive for PFAS By Gerry Partido Pacific News Center July 1, 2019 Speaker Tina Muna Barnes has released more details about GovGuam’s concerns regarding PFAS contamination of the island’s drinking water. PFAS chemicals, known as “forever chemicals” because they do not break down, are linked to health impacts ranging from elevated cholesterol and reproductive harm to developmental delays and even an increased risk of certain cancers. According to the Speaker, three wells on Guam have tested positive for PFAS. In addition, fire suppressing foam that is known to contain PFAS was used more commonly by the military and Air Force bases because it was the most effective way to put out jet fuel and tens of thousands of gallons were used monthly for training purposes. … For the entire article, see https://pacificnewscenter.com/speaker-details-tainted-water-concerns-says-3-wells-on-guam-positive-for-pfas/ -- 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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