March 29, 2016 | By Jess Mancini PARKERSBURG – The federal Environmental Protection Agency is studying whether additional action is warranted over C8 contamination in the Parkersburg and Vienna water systems, according to a letter to an attorney in the class action lawsuit against the company. The agency is continuing to study drinking water data… Read More

March 25, 2016 | By Jess Mancini PARKERSBURG – While Vermont officials are warning residents to stop drinking water at a second town where tests show C8 at a concentration over 0.02 parts per billion, West Virginia officials continue to follow the higher federal EPA short-term exposure guideline. Water samples tested from another town in… Read More

March 27, 2016 | By Laura Arenschield When a toxic chemical used to make Teflon was discovered in the drinking water in parts of New York, Vermont and New Hampshire, federal and state officials made changes to protect residents. Officials in New York installed filters, and Vermont’s health department set a new standard for the… Read More

February 14, 2016 | by Dr. Paul Brooks Last Thursday, Vienna Mayor Randy Rapp reported that sampling of Vienna drinking water has revealed C-8 contamination in excess of 0.1 parts per billion, which is the EPA’s guideline for C-8 contamination in drinking water. We appreciate the mayor’s transparent and speedy efforts to address this issue,… Read More