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Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update: USAFA contamination data released

Those of you who attend our monthly meetings know of the work I have continued to do for not only our community but also communities across the county and our state contaminated with PFAS chemicals....

 

Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update: HB 1119 PFAS bill passed Monday

Great News! House Bill 1119 passed the Energy and Environment Committee on Monday afternoon and is now waiting on finance review. Several amendments were taken out of the bill late last week to...

 

Our bodies are not disposal systems

The second committee hearing for House Bill 1119 concerning PFAS regulation has been pushed back again due to partisan disagreements and vocal objections from airports and a few water districts....

 

Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition: Trip to the Co School of Mines

The evening of Jan. 29 many members of our Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition traveled together by bus to School of Mines to listen to Rob Bilott and others discuss contaminations by PFAS forever...

 

PFAS in artificial turf, everywhere

In October of 2019 many of us may have read about PFAS in artificial turf and didn't think much more after that because we rarely, if at all come in contact with it. As I am writing this article, I...

 

Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update

State legislation to watch This week I'd like to give a brief explanation of upcoming state legislation concerning our PFAS / PFHxS contamination. As this new Bill passes along, our coalition will be...

 

Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update

Sierra Club - Colorado Jimmy Allen, Sonya Lunder, Liz Rosenbaum, Fran Silva-Blayney 2019 Campaign of the Year Award Outstanding Team Achievement Chapter Level - PFAS As a member of Legislative...

 

Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update

Dear Friends and Neighbors, We have had a year of many successes: Please go to our Facebook page to read all of the additional information and links: 1. HB 1279 legislation: banning future use and...

 

Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update

Our meeting last week had a very large turn out, and I'd like to thank our VFW community for welcoming us into their space. Dr. Chris Rey is the director of the ATSDR (Agency of Toxic Substances and...

 

Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update

Hopefully many of you have already seen the incredible movie "Dark Waters" in theaters, and perhaps you want to see it again like I do! Attorney Rob Billot was a guest speaker for our coalition in...

 

Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update

I'd like to start off with being thankful for our unified community members who are making such a positive and significant change to not only our home but also across the U.S. Based on news reports...

 

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 of PFOA and/or...

 

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 Registry, part of...

 

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 with a compendium...

 

We Have The Capacity To Do Great Things! 

FVCWC www.facebook.com/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 all of the states...

 

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] www.facebook.com/fvcwc The Colorado Department of Public Health...

 

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...

 

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