Sampling finds highest contamination from ‘forever chemicals’ in a stream near Madison’s Truax Field

Sampling finds highest contamination from ‘forever chemicals’ in a stream near Madison’s Truax Field

Source: https://www.jsonline.com, October 8, 2019
By: Lee Bergquist

A first round of sampling of hazardous chemicals by state environmental investigators found the highest concentrations in a Madison stream and in the Wisconsin River near Rhinelander.

The Department of Natural Resources said Monday it found varying levels of contamination from perfluorinated chemicals, known generically as PFAS, in five locations identified earlier this year as probable locations.   Read more.

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