In a peer-reviewed study released this week by Environmental Science and Technology, four prominent scientists (including Christopher Higgins of the Colorado School of Mines) call for strict regulation and a possible worldwide ban of an entire class of fluorinated chemicals related to those that contaminated wells and drinking water systems in Fountain Valley. The contamination […]
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In January, The New York Times ran an article that discussed one attorney’s attempt to get DuPont to acknowledge the health damages of one of its classes of chemicals, used in a wide variety of products from Teflon pans to Scotchgard for carpets. At the end of the article, there was this mention: 80,000 people […]
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The Security Water District is negotiating with Colorado Springs Utilities to gain permanent access to more water from the Southern Delivery System. Earlier this year, the water district learned its wells were contaminated with industrial chemicals above the maximum levels set by the Environmental Protection Agency. In January, the Business Journal broke the news that […]
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