More local PBB testing to be done

Dr. Michele Marcus, seen here talking to Norm Keon, a member of the Pine River Superfund Citizens Task Force in 2014, heads the team from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. that conducted blood tests on several hundred Gratiot County residents in 2013 and 2014. Now that funding has been secured they will return for more testing sometime this summer. (Herald photo – Nelson)

Health risks of PBB exposure

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PBB researchers may return to county for more testing

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Flint water recalls Michigan’s botched response to PBB disaster

Task force elects 4 to first Hall of Fame class

 

‘Tombstone Town’ author discusses Pine River advocacy

Book tells the story of 'Tombstone Town'

Keon writes book on history of Pine River Task Force

Jane Keon, a founding member of the Pine River Superfund Citizens Task Force has written a 290-page book about the group’s history. It’s available on Amazon.com in Kindle and paperback versions.

by Greg Nelson

‘Tombstone Town’ reflects on St. Louis environmental cleanup (Radio Interview)

Jane Keon spoke with Mike Horace about her new memoir, “Tombstone Town,” detailing her time on the Pine River Superfund Citizen Task Force.

Click the link below for the radio interview

http://wcmu.org/news/?p=20532

Tombstone Town

 A memoir of the first 16 years of the Pine River Superfund Citizen Task Force, a Community Advisory Group (CAG) in St. Louis, Michigan.  Jane Keon chaired the group for 12 years as they volunteered as citizen overseers of sites contaminated with chemicals and radioactive waste.  EPA is working with the town to end the deaths of robins from DDT poisoning, and to clean up a failed Superfund site that is leaking into the Pine River.

 Now available on Amazon.com

Kindle edition: $4.99   Paperback edition: $12.99

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