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Newburgh Residents Say They're Frustrated With PFOS Health Info

WAMC

Date: 2/6/2018 5:50:00 PM

PFOS contamination was found in Newburgh’s main drinking water source — Washington Lake — in 2016. The city has been drawing water from the Catskill Aqueduct while a new filtration system was being built. Testing on the new system is slated to begin

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State set to run test samples of Newburgh water through new filter system in 4 weeks

Times Herald-Record

Date: 2/5/2018 8:25:00 PM

It was levels of PFOS that led to the closure in May 2016 of Washington Lake, which has long been used as Newburgh’s primary water supply. The toxic chemical has been associated with kidney and testicular cancers, ulcerative colitis, thyroid problems and

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Newburgh officials: Washington Lake water filtration near complete

Westchester News 12

Date: 2/5/2018 2:34:00 PM

Newburgh officials say the new water filtration system at Washington Lake Reservoir is almost finished, and they are hoping to go back to using it as the city's water supply. The work began after a May 2016 test found cancer-causing chemicals in the city's

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River City Rowing Club makes most sport of port

Woodland Daily Democrat

Date: 2/2/2018 10:09:00 AM

The club launches on the north side of the Port of West Sacramento, which sees the merging of Washington Lake and the Sacramento River Deep Channel Water. Here, rowers can view ships from around the world, local wildlife and the dramatic change from night

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NY Congressman To Newburgh Leaders: Prevent Firefighter Layoffs

WAMC

Date: 2/1/2018 7:07:00 PM

That source is Washington Lake, where PFOS was found in 2016. The city now draws water from the Catskill Aqueduct. State environmental and health officials delivered an update during a Newburgh City Council meeting Monday night. Listen Listening

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