More fire foam chemicals found in water near Duluth air base

More fire foam chemicals found in water near Duluth air base

Source: https://www.duluthnewstribune.com, October 12, 2019
By: John Myers

More widespread groundwater and surface water contamination has been discovered on and near the Duluth Air National Guard base from the chemicals known as PFAS — the stuff left behind by firefighting foam, nonstick cookware, Scotchgard and other products.

Several sites on and near the base now exceed state standards for human health for PFAS levels, and one homeowner near the base is getting bottled water from the state after levels found in the home’s well exceeded state standards. Read more.

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