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


Last updated 2/19/2020 at 3:39pm

Agata Bogucka, Colorado School of Mines

Some of the participants at the Jan. 29 School of Mines presentation on PFAS included, from left: Ryan Warner, Colorado Matters host, CPR News; Paul C. Johnson, president, Colorado School of Mines; John Adgate, professor and chair of Environmental and Occupational Health, Colorado School of Public Health; Chris Higgins, professor of civil and environmental engineering, Colorado School of Mines; Mark Favors, military veteran and member of Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition; Tracie White, remediation program manager, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment; and Rob Bilott, partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

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 chemicals.

The travel bus expenses were paid for by the Young Foundation, and Colorado School of Mines sponsored the event at their school. Kathy Pullara was the events coordinator for the evening and kept everyone in our group organized. Since I was out of state, Mark Favors was on the panel discussion to represent the people in our community and the health effects we have been dealing with h...

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