TCE is a carcinogen and is known to cause non-Hodgkin lymphoma, according to the Cancer Registry. It's also a cause of kidney and liver cancers, though those were at found at average levels in the study.
The report was met with mixed reactions, from alarm and outrage that such a study was not done sooner, to a call "for people not to panic and conclude from this study that the TCE was responsible for the increase in counted cancers," said Lenny Siegel, director of the Mountain View-based Center for Public Environmental Oversight.
The presentation by the Environmental Protection Agency is part of the Moffett Field Restoration Advisory Board's Thursday night meeting at Mountain View's Senior Center at 266 Escuela Avenue. It begins at 7 p.m. and ends at 9:15 p.m.
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