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Base gets 'Dirty Dozen' anti-award

MS and exposure to environmental toxins seems to be something that comes up often.

At the press conference, Rockland resident Liz Tomolillo, who has multiple sclerosis, stressed the number of cases of multiple sclerosis near the base. She held up a map of wells and cases of illness near the base.

The state Department of Public Health (DPH) is currently doing a study to determine whether there are high levels of multiple sclerosis around the base and, if so, if occurrence of the disease is associated with contamination on the 1,450-acre site. This study is expected to be completed next fall.
There are 12 Superfund sites on the base.

More here.

December 12, 2003 in environment, worth following... | Permalink