For Immediate Release:
A news conference to launch a new project focused on identifying illnesses possibly linked to people exposed to the toxic chemical PFOA will be held on Tuesday August 29.
The project will focus on residents of Hoosick Falls, New York, Petersburg, New York and Bennington, Vermont.
The questionnaire is supported by the “Understanding PFOA Project” at Bennington College and other local experts.
Speakers the news conference include:
Professor David Bond, Bennington College.
Judith Enck, former Regional Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency.
Dr. Howard Freed, physician.
Date: Tuesday, August 29
Time: 10:30 am
Location: LCA Press Room, Room 130, Legislative Office Building, State Street, Albany, New York