“A toxic-chemical expert told a group in Fairbanks Monday that perfluorinated compounds that have contaminated groundwater around some Fairbanks and Eielson Air Force Base-area neighborhoods pose a serious, long-term threat to human health. Organizers of the meeting say they hope to convince state and federal regulators to set more stringent standards for the chemical compounds.”

Read the article by Tim Ellis.

Active community organizations:

Alaska Community Action on Toxics

WATER – Wake up Alaskans to the Toxic Environmental Reality.