PFAS Contamination Wider Than Thought In Marinette Well Water

PFAS Contamination Wider Than Thought In Marinette Well Water

Source: https://www.wuwm.com/, January 10 2020
By: Susan Bence

Residents in Marinette, Wis., and neighboring Peshtigo have been calling for action on PFAS chemicals for years. On Friday, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources announced that a well outside that area has been contaminated.

PFAS is short for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, a group of thousands of synthetic chemicals that don’t break down in the environment and bio-accumulate. That means they become concentrated inside the bodies of living things, like humans. Read more.

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