The Guam Daily Post: Feds to fund study of toxic chemicals

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Guam may become one of no less than eight sites containing former or current military bases to be studied for the possible health implications of perfluorinated compounds.

About $7 million has been set aside in the fiscal 2018 National Defense Authorization Act for the study, to be conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

“More than 6 million Americans are drinking water polluted with highly fluorinated chemicals,” according to a Nov. 16 press release from the Green Science Policy Institute, an organization founded in 2008 dedicated to reducing harmful chemicals in products.

John O'Connor.

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https://www.postguam.com/news/local/feds-to-fund-study-of-toxic-chemicals/article_209fc08a-d0b8-11e7-926c-5f575fea433a.html