Hey United Mountain Defense organized a clinic to test impacted residents of the TVA disaster for heavy metals. The lab worked with us and got the cost down to $500 per person. We didn't want community members already burdened with unanticipated expenses as a result of the TVA disaster to also have to cough up $500 for a test they needed.
In 3 days the environmental community donated over $13,000 to enable 26 local residents to get tested on scholarships. No government agency helped, lifted a finger or paid a dime to help--this was paid for by contributions from folks.
Tues we are hosting a second clinic--we have room for 8 people that we can do a complete screening for free. This number will go up as people send in donations.