Maine DEP will seek authority to order cleanup of ‘forever chemicals’

Maine DEP will seek authority to order cleanup of ‘forever chemicals’

Source: https://www.pressherald.com, October 15, 2019
By: Kevin Miller

State environmental officials want the authority to order companies to clean up contamination from emerging “forever chemicals” or to be allowed to tap state funds for remediating contaminated sites on their own.

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection is preparing a proposal for the 2020 legislative session that officials said is needed to unbind the state’s hands when it comes to dealing with contamination from the class of chemicals known as PFAS.  Read more.

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