The utility serves more than 2.5 million customers. A spokesperson said Tampa Bay Water has not detected dangerous levels of the chemicals in its supply but is taking an 'initial step’ amid evolving science.
Rural water utilities are accusing 3M Co., E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. and other companies of potentially contaminating groundwater wells with firefighting foam containing chemicals that take forever to degrade.
After years of chemical contamination concerns in North Alabama, 3M appears to be changing its approach on the cleanup of its chemicals.
Wastewater utilities, whose facilities are a conduit for chemical pollution, object to Democratic proposals in Congress that could hold them liable for the cost of PFAS removal.
Nine months after ordering chemical cleanup, DEP says it's still in 'discussions and litigation.'
3M Co. said it will begin drilling and collecting deep-soil samples in Alabama as it searches for PFAS chemicals it dumped decades ago at a former landfill site that later became a middle school.
"Companies … must be held accountable. Polluters must pay."
Newly discovered letters reveal their concerns about potential health risks from PFAS chemicals, a position they have not embraced publicly.
A north Alabama school system has taken the first step to sue 3M Co. over claims that chemicals are leaking from a closed landfill that is on school system property.
Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall is looking for answers.
Our investigative team has done extensive reporting of PFAS chemicals in the Tennessee River and drinking water in Lawrence County.
Cottage Grove is cleaning up its water, and 3M is paying for it. The city announced Tuesday that it plans to build a $2 million station to filter water from the city's polluted wells.
Our current crisis reaffirms the importance of weighing the health benefits of eating fish against chemical exposure risks.