More than half of the respondents reported a “negative” or “very negative” opinion of their living conditions, which the Military Family Advisory Network concluded showed a “systemic problem” that defies location, rank and branch of service.
The 11-acre former PureGro facility, owned by Chevron, was closed down 19 years ago. It sits just a few feet away from a neighborhood and only a couple of blocks away from schools with hundreds of children.
Children exposed to three different chemical classes — parabens, phthalates and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)—before birth and shortly after had reduced lung function at 6 and 12 years old, according to a study released today.
PITTSBURGH—At a time of year when people are desperate to get outside to beat the winter blues, residents here with asthma and other respiratory illnesses have been repeatedly told the air outdoors threatens their health.