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Water Coalition Update

New Location for our Meetings, Guest Speaker will be David McDivitt Our coalition has grown and we are moving into a new meeting space! We are still sticking to the third Thursday at 6:30 p.m. and...

 

Another Contamination in El Paso Countyand New Meeting Location

See Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition FVCWC www.facebook.com/fvcwc for updates Another community in Colorado has been identified as being extremely contaminated by the same PFAS chemical from toxi...

 

Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update

Visit www.facebook.com/fvcwc for updates This week I'd like to talk about how PFAS (toxic firefighting foam) has affected our children who were very young during the contamination to our drinking...

 

Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update

Topic: Exposure Assessments by the CDC and ATSDR Will be Next Year, Our Next Meeting is Tomorrow Night by Liz Rosenbaum Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition FVCWC www.facebook.com/fvcwc for updates...

 

Will the Chemical Manufacturers Ever be Held Accountable?

Earlier this year Mark Favors from New York, formerly from our community and a coalition member, was called to testify before the House Oversight and Reform Committee, subcommittee on the Environment...

 

Trip to Washington, D.C. to Speak With Our Elected Officials

This past week, I was presented with the opportunity of spending five days in Washington, D.C. to meet with our senators and representatives to discuss the PFAS contamination of the PFHxS toxic...

 

Praise and Accolades to Our Water Districts

Over the last several weeks I have received many phone calls, emails, and social media messages with the same question: "How is the water and should I buy a house here? I have read many things about...

 

Topic: Human Biosolid Waste Contaminating the Soil

This week I want to tell you about a coalition leader I met in Boston at the 2nd National PFAS Conference. An Amazing Coalition Leader (name withheld for privacy) who lives in Alabama where they are...

 

Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update

Clean water advocates and coalition leaders from around the world recently gathered at the 2nd National PFAS Conference in Boston. Among them was Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition founder Liz...

 

Monthly Meeting is Thursday: Guest Speakers to be from CDPHE

Our next meeting is this Thursday, June 20, at 6:30 p.m. sharp, (doors open at 6 p.m.) at the Security Fire Station #1, 400 Security Blvd., in the basement (usual location.)  Our guest speakers are...

 

Year Two Blood Draw and Residential Histories

At its April meeting Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition hosted the PFAS AWARE Study Team of: Adgate, Barton, Higgins, Mass, McDonough and Starling, who presented the next phase of the health...

 

Progress in the Senate this Week

The end of last week and into this week, our HB 1279 to ban toxic firefighting foam has worked its way through the Senate. On Thursday, April 25, local community members were able to testify to the...

 

Topic: We are getting a Health Study!

Our community will finally be getting a health study! Tomorrow, Drs. Adgate and Starling will explain more about the process of this health study during our water coalition meeting at the First...

 

House Bill 1279 Passes House Environmental Committee

Our House Bill 1279 passed with eight yes votes and two no votes Thursday April 11, in the Energy and Environmental Committee. And at the end this week it will be heard by the Senate, the day will be...

 

Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update

This just in as of Tuesday 4/9/19 our house bill 1279 has been bumped forward to Thursday 4/11/19. I will be sending out emails and doing phone calls like crazy to get as many of you involved and up i...

 

House Bill 19-1279 is here!

Happy news this week folks! We have an official bill number to ban toxic firefighting foam in the state of Colorado to protect all of the citizens and firefighters. House Bill 19-1279 's primary...

 

Topic: Nevertheless We Are Persisting!

Our monthly Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition meeting last week on Thursday had to be adjusted a bit because the ATSDR guest speaker had to reschedule with our community to another date. So, we...

 

Safe Drinking Water and the Expensive Costs to Maintain It

Over the last few weeks our community has been mentioned in many national and local news segments, both in print and television regarding our water contamination. The members of Fountain Valley Clean...

 

What Does it Mean to be Selected by the ATSDR and the CDC?

ATSDR: The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry is a federal public health agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services. The agency focuses on minimizing human health risks associated with exposure to hazardous...

 

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