pfas in pittsburgh

Residents, experts tell Pennsylvania officials that PFAS chemical cleanup will be expensive and difficult, but it's time to act
Credit: US Air Force/Master Sgt. Ann Young

Residents, experts tell Pennsylvania officials that PFAS chemical cleanup will be expensive and difficult, but it's time to act

"These chemicals are destroying lives. We need you to make changes today, not tomorrow."

Editor's note: This story is part of an ongoing collaboration between Environmental Health News and PublicSource on PFAS contamination in Pennsylvania.

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