Officials say the PFAS types found contaminating a well near Pellston Regional Airport match the profile of chemicals incorporated in firefighting foams that have sometimes been used at airfields.
A second mobile home park near Shaw Air Force base is registering elevated levels of toxic chemicals that once were used by military installations to extinguish fires.
The Department of Defense is polluting the environment with toxic chemicals by continuing to incinerate a vast stockpile of firefighting foam in a move environmentalists say is in breach of new regulations.
A bill to restrict the use of firefighting foams containing certain hazardous chemicals is "a needed step forward," according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, but it doesn't go far enough to address widespread pollution from compounds known as PFAS.
A chemical with known health risks if ingested was detected at Hagevig Fire Training Center in Juneau after soil and groundwater testing, but the contaminant is not near a known source of drinking water.
Toxic chemicals are affecting the water at Highland Dairy, where thousands of cows were poisoned for years.
Test results released by the City of Newburgh on Tuesday show high levels of various perfluorinated chemicals, including PFOS and PFOA,
Kentucky's legislature has passed a bill to restrict the use of firefighting foams containing intentionally added per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.
Resumption of normal life in the United States under a herd immunity approach would result in an enormous death toll by all estimates.
Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.