New reports indicate the Cuomo administration tried to subvert information about a cancer-causing chemical in the water supply of the town of Hoosick Falls … and nobody seems all that concerned.
Documents obtained by Politico show the New York State Department of Health dismissing warnings from the EPA, and refusing to alert residents of the very dangerous situation.
Over a year ago, health department officials issued a ‘fact sheet’ indicating that “health effects are not expected to occur from normal use of the water” within days of a contradictory declaration by the EPA which advised residents not to drink or cook with the water.
According to a senior EPA official’s handwritten notes from a phone conference with state officials, Health Department employees “argued that their differences with the federal authorities were a matter of ‘philosophy’ and not just science.
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