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Peters presses Air Force on long-sought Wurtsmith contamination cleanup

Sen. Gary Peters is upset the U.S. Air Force says it's using $13.5 million allocated for cleaning up drinking water contaminants at the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base in Oscoda to do further study, rather than "tangible" cleanup projects in the area.

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Bennington professors say NY incineration caused toxic contamination

Vermont was among 25 states that sent toxic firefighting foam to be disposed at the plant.
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Toxic PFAS fallout found near incinerator in upstate New York

PFAS contamination was found in soil and water near an incinerator in New York state that has been burning firefighting foam for the Department of Defense.
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Toxics

Firefighting foam leaked from Futenma aircraft fire suppression system

For the second time in less than six months, a potentially toxic firefighting foam was discharged Friday afternoon at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma after something triggered a fire suppression system, officials said.
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PFAS update: Locals respond to Chemours action plan

Locals are still working on understanding and mitigating the PFAS contamination of drinking water in the area.

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EPA proposes regulating PFAS chemicals in drinking water; what are they?

Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed regulating two PFAS chemicals in drinking water: PFOS and PFOA.

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Protest at Chemours Co. continues quest for clean water, answers

They want clean water, and they're still wanting answers to the locations and extent of contamination.

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Pa. proposes to relax non-residential lead cleanup standards

The board will hold three public hearings, at 6 p.m. March 12 in Harrisburg; March 18 in Pittsburgh; and March 25 in Warminster.

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Justice

Merrimack officials reject appeal from Saint-Gobain; company claims permit is unlawful

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics insists that Merrimack officials have no legal authority to impose a strict standard on their plant's wastewater discharge.

Justice

Plan would stop Cohoes plant from burning toxic firefighting foam

It's not very often state lawmakers create new laws in just a matter of weeks. However, this may one of the rare exceptions.
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Toxics

PFAS found in more Delaware drinking water sources

Two widely spread "forever chemicals" have been found in more wells near the Dover Air Force Base.
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Toxics

Toxic PFOA and PFOS burning at Norlite in Cohoes went unreported

No regulations required notification; Mayor Keeler continues call for moratorium.

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Toxics

David Megson: Dark Waters' pollution threat isn't Hollywood hysteria – it could be a ticking timebomb worldwide

PFAS have been used in everything from coffee cups to frying pans. But they're toxic, and accumulating in the environment.
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