Monday, April 30, 2018

Additional possible problems with our water

At 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 2, the Community will meet with the County to discuss possible solutions to the contaminated water at the Wonder Valley Fire Station 45. Everyone is invited and welcome to attend and participate.

As if the fluorides, chromium, and arsenic weren't enough, we now have the Department of Defense telling us of possible runoffs of "perfluorinated compounds, which have been linked to cancers and developmental delays for fetuses and infants, the Pentagon has found. And yes, our base is on the list.

Please read the following reports to find out more.

DoD: At least 126 bases report water contaminants linked to cancer, birth defects
By: Tara Copp, April 26, 2018
https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2018/04/26/dod-126-bases-report-water-contaminants-harmful-to-infant-development-tied-to-cancers/

Addressing Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA)
Maureen Sullivan, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Environment, Safety & Occupational Health), March 2018
https://partner-mco-archive.s3.amazonaws.com/client_files/1524589484.pdf

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