Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.
Federal and state officials along with Multistate Trust representatives will hold a public availability session and public meeting about the Kerr-McGee Chemical Corporation Superfund Site in Navassa next week.
The researcher who authored the study that revealed the threat of the chemical compound GenX in the Cape Fear River and the area's drinking water says some home treatment systems show success in removing those toxins from tap water.