A group called Rocky Flats Down-winders question that CDPHE
report and in an open letter published on their web site, ask that the department do a more thorough job of testing residents who lived near Rocky Flats during the time of operation and/or cleanup.
is monitoring use patterns based on population surveys and looking at trends post-legalization.
specifically disclaims responsibility for any analyses, interpretations, or conclusions.
The COSAB has also transitioned from being a voluntary task force of the CDPHE
's Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program umbrella to a partner with the CDPHE
as a separate nonprofit entity.
As a result of this investigation, CDPHE
has now implemented patient interviews as a routine part of NDM-producing CRE case investigations to assist in determining possible risk factors and epidemiologic links.
By contrast, Jennifer Opelia of CDPHE
said Cotter should be commended for its work at the site during her report to the meeting.
According to the Post, the seven-county Denver metro area has met federal air quality standards for fine particles, carbon monoxide and ozone, and CDPHE
believes that emission tests are no longer necessary due to improved automobile technology and the increased use of cleaner-burning fuels.
While the process state and federal agencies abide by through cleaning up the site are lengthy and complex, Mike Stiehl, CAG member and former Fremont County commissioner, said he is proud of CDPHE
and EPA for working together, adding that it likely will save time in the long run.
and the Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment (WCDPHE) investigated to 1) determine whether these cases represented a larger outbreak, 2) identify common exposure sources, and 3) stop transmission.
All laboratory results were reported to CDPHE
and forwarded to TCHD.
HCMWS keeps their customers fully CDPHE
compliant with "cradle to grave" tracking.
EPA and CDPHE
officials have said it's too early to discuss details of any remedy because the EPA and CDPHE
would have to conduct a remediation investigation and a feasibility study.