Tuesday, July 31, 2012

C8 Linked to Thyroid Disease, Ulcerated Colitis

The C8 Science Panel released another set of findings on Monday - this time linking thyroid disease and ulcerated colitis to C8 exposure in Mid Ohio Valley residents.

The controversial substance has been used in the production of Teflon and other consumer applications at DuPont Washington Works since the 1950s. In 2002, local water consumers in several Ohio communities including Belpre, Tuppers Plains, Little Hocking and Pomeroy discovered that the substance had made its way into their wells and aquifers.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

C8 Science Panel Extends Deadline

The C8 Science Panel needs three more months to complete their work.

On Monday, members of the panel joined a status hearing in Wood County Circuit Court via teleconference to explain their request for more time.

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