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Officials Detail PFOS Newburgh Blood Testing Program


Date: 10/26/2016 10:26:00 AM

Three months earlier, the public learned of PFOS contamination in the main source of drinking water for Newburgh — Washington Lake. Officials and area residents who attended the meeting say they were surprised the room at the Newburgh Armory Unity Center

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Blood testing to go beyond City of Newburgh

Mid-Hudson News Network

Date: 10/26/2016 10:10:00 AM

That announcement was made at Tuesday night’s latest session between state officials and area residents as the issue of the carcinogenic chemical of PFOS in Newburgh’s reservoir, Washington Lake, still looms. The blood testing will be held on seven

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Water contamination crisis in Newburgh

Times Herald-Record

Date: 10/26/2016 12:57:00 AM

CITY OF NEWBURGH — Last week, Newburgh resident Fontas Lamb walked the city’s neighborhoods handing out information on the blood-testing program that starts next week for residents exposed to the contaminate behind the closure of Washington Lake

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This Haunted Hike In Washington Will Send You Running For The Hills


Date: 10/26/2016 12:23:00 AM

With Halloween on the horizon, it’s fun to listen to the ghost stories and urban legends that are a part of our state history… that is, until you’re enjoying a hiking trail and see or hear something a little eerie. Washington has several haunted

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Progress in Fixing Newburgh's Drinking Water Supply


Date: 10/25/2016 6:05:00 PM

The problem is elevated levels of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) and perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) found in drinking water at Washington Lake. Construction of a permanent Granulated Activated Carbon filtration system at the City of Newburgh's water

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