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C8 exposure linked to ADHD in children

CHARLESTON, WV — “Children exposed to higher levels of C8 are at an increased risk of developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to a scientific paper published this week. The study, by researchers at Boston University and the Harvard School of Public Health, also found higher risks for children exposed […]

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Privacy issue can stall cancer-cluster reviews

COLUMBUS — “In researching whether there is a link between cancer cases and C8, an industrial chemical found in Washington County drinking water, Dr. Edward Emmett had no problem getting detailed information from the Ohio Department of Health. ‘There is a process,’ said Emmett, an environmental-health researcher at the University […]

New C8 studies set to begin
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New C8 studies set to begin

PARKERSBURG – “A member of the C8 Science Panel was in town Wednesday to announce the next round of follow-up C8 health studies that will begin at the end of April. Science panelist Dr. Kyle Steenland with the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, stopped in Parkersburg to announce […]

Cincinnati Water Works comes clean
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Cincinnati Water Works comes clean

CINCINNATI — “Nearly two weeks after publicly denying the possibility that C8 could be getting into the drinking water of Cincinnati consumers, officials with Greater Cincinnati Water Works admit that they have observed trace amounts in their post-filtration sampling. Cincinnati Water Works has been testing water in the Ohio River […]

C8 detected in the Ohio River at Cincinnati
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C8 detected in the Ohio River at Cincinnati

CINCINNATI — “In response to elevated levels of C8 detected in the Ohio River at Cincinnati, the US EPA is asking DuPont to perform additional testing to determine more about how the manmade substance travels. The EPA is trying to learn how DuPont’s C8, also known as PFOA or perfluorooctanoic […]

Panel to begin second round of blood tests for C8
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Panel to begin second round of blood tests for C8

PARKERSBURG, WV — “People near DuPont’s Washington Works plant will undergo another round of tests to measure whether a chemical used to produce Teflon is affecting their immune systems. More than 60,000 people in the Parkersburg area have already been tested. The new round of blood tests and questionnaires will […]

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DuPont responds to Little Hocking Water Association suit

MARIETTA — “DuPont attorneys filed 75 defenses last week in response to a federal lawsuit brought by the Little Hocking Water Association over C8 contamination and are asking for the suit to be dismissed… The water association is asking the court to order DuPont to fund a comprehensive cleanup of […]

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