A group of scientists, physicians, and public health officials is calling for a nationwide research initiative to better understand the health effects of fluorniated chemicals, such as those leaked into drinking water from Fairchild Air Force Base.

Read the scientists letter, co-written by Tom Bruton and Arlene Blum and signed by SSEHRI Director Phil Brown, here.

Chad Sokol’s coverage of the published letter and its relation to contamination near Fairchild Air Force Base can be read here.