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Pease International Tradeport (Portsmouth, NH) Community Assistance Panel Meeting


Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Monday, March 06, 2017

Meeting Postponed


The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), a federal public health agency, will hold a Community Assistance Panel (CAP) meeting open to the public on March 28th, 2017. The meeting is from 6-9 pm at the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, Conference Room A, 222 International Drive, Suite 175, Portsmouth, NH.

ATSDR is evaluating the public health impact of drinking water contaminated with perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) at the Pease site and nearby wells. These meetings are a way for the community to better understand what ATSDR is doing.

CAP members work with ATSDR to gather and review community health concerns, provide information on how people might have been exposed to hazardous substances, and help guide ATSDR on how to involve the community.

For more information about Pease, please visit https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/sites/pease or call 1-800-CDC-INFO (232-4636).

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ATSDR, a federal public health agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, evaluates the potential for adverse human health effects of exposure to hazardous substances in the environment.

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Related News Releases For Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA

 

ATSDR to Host Pease International Tradeport (Portsmouth, NH) Community Assistance Panel Meeting
Release Date: Monday, January 30, 2017
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), a federal public health agency, will hold a Community Assistance Panel (CAP) meeting open to the public on February 7th, 2017. The meeting is from 6-9 p.m. at the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, 222 International Drive, Suite 175, Portsmouth, NH.

ATSDR Seeks Volunteers to Join the Community Assistance Panel for Pease International Tradeport (Pease)
Release Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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Norfolk Naval Shipyard Health Assessment Available for Comment
Release Date: Tuesday, September 09, 2003
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NH Department of Health & Human Services Releases Draft Public Health Assessment for the Former Pease Air Force Base
Release Date: Friday, July 30, 1999
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