Residents of The Acreage should stop using their well water for drinking and cooking, take cold showers and refrain from dipping into canals to irrigate their lawns until government officials figure out what is causing radiation to permeate their western Palm Beach County neighborhoods, two attorneys said Tuesday.
While insisting that they weren’t trying to instill panic, attorneys Jack Scarola and Mara Hatfield painted a dire picture of the results of soil and water tests conducted in the rural community where a mysterious pediatric cancer cluster was confirmed more than three years ago.
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