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Vermont Department of Health discusses chemical exposure - SFGate

Mon Jan 09 07:46:16 EST 2017 | SFgate
BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont agency will hold a public presentation to address health concerns in the wake of an industrial chemical exposure. The state Department of Health has announced it will host a meeting for residents possibly affected by the chemical PFOA on Jan. 26. The Bennington Banner (http://bit.ly/2ivBjtg) reports health officials will discuss blood test results and possible negative health consequences. State officials say contaminated water supplies were identified last sprin..

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BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont agency will hold a public presentation to address health concerns in the wake of an industrial chemical exposure. The state Department of Health ha..
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