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News Releases

Thursday, September 22, 2022
Atlanta, GA Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) released the final report for the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) exposure assessments (EA) conducted in ten sites across the United States. The PFAS exposure assessments, which began in 2018, provided information to communities about the possible levels of PFAS in their bodies. The PFAS exposure assessments did not look at what types of health problems the exposure might cause.

Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Atlanta, GA Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) released the report for the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) exposure assessment conducted in Orange County, New York, near Stewart Air National Guard Base.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Atlanta, GA Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) released the report for the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) exposure assessment conducted in and around the Security-Widefield area in El Paso County, Colorado, near Peterson Air Force Base.

Wednesday, May 25, 2022
ATLANTA, GA Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) released the report for the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) exposure assessment (EA) conducted in Moose Creek, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, near Eielson Air Force Base.

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Atlanta, GA Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) released the report for the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) exposure assessment conducted near the Reese Technology Center site, formerly Reese Air Force Base, in Lubbock County, Texas.

Thursday, March 10, 2022
ATLANTA, GA - Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) released the final per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) exposure assessment report that took place near the Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane County, Washington.

Thursday, January 20, 2022
ATLANTA, GA - Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) released the report for the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) exposure assessment conducted near the Shepherd Field Air National Guard Base in Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia.
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