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Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update

First things first, here are the basics: PFAS = approximately 5,000 different chemicals PFOA = Teflon PFOS = Scotchgard PFHxS = toxic firefighting foam PFHxS contains trace amounts... — Updated 11/27/2019


Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update

The next three meetings are going to be the ones you all will want to attend so you can gear up for our five-year health study by the ATSDR (Agency of Toxic Substances and Disease... — Updated 11/20/2019


Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update

The last few weeks there really hasn't been much information to share about upcoming events or movement in relation to new developments for our coalition. So, I'd like to start off... — Updated 11/6/2019


We Have The Capacity To Do Great Things! 

FVCWC for updates  [email protected]  The last two weeks I have spent time traveling through South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida for a family vacation with our grown up kids. The water we drank in... — Updated 10/9/2019


Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update

PFAS Narrative Policy Work Group, CDPHE State Health Department is Developing an Action Plan for PFAS Contact: [email protected] The Colorado... — Updated 9/25/2019


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... — Updated 9/11/2019


Another Contamination in El Paso Countyand New Meeting Location

See Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition FVCWC for updates Another community in Colorado has been identified as being extremely contaminated by the same PFAS... — Updated 9/3/2019


Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update

Visit 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... — Updated 8/21/2019


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... — Updated 8/15/2019


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... — Updated 7/31/2019


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... — Updated 7/24/2019


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... — Updated 7/17/2019


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... — Updated 7/3/2019


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... — Updated 6/26/2019


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... — Updated 6/19/2019


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... — Updated 5/8/2019


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... — Updated 5/1/2019


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... — Updated 4/24/2019


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... — Updated 4/17/2019


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 yo... — Updated 4/9/2019


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... — Updated 4/3/2019


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... — Updated 3/27/2019


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... — Updated 3/12/2019


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... — Updated 2/27/2019


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