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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.
theintercept.com
Justice

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.
www.stripes.com
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.
www.wesa.fm
Toxics

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.

Toxics

PA: Coal-fired power plants closing without RGGI

In a budget hearing, DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell said coal-fired power plants are closing because of market forces and no one is making the financial commitment to fund new coal plants or help workers transition.

www.bladenjournal.com
Justice

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.

whyy.org
Toxics

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.

www.delawareonline.com
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.
www.timesunion.com
Toxics

Toxic PFOA and PFOS burning at Norlite in Cohoes went unreported

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

theconversation.com
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.
news.bloombergenvironment.com
Toxics

Nearly half the country working on PFAS rules as EPA drags feet

More states are stepping up to protect people from drinking water contaminated with “forever chemicals” in the absence of federal enforcement.
www.wshu.org
Toxics

Gillibrand presses EPA to move faster on PFAS removal plan

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York says the EPA isn't doing enough to clean up PFAS chemical contamination on Long Island.

Justice

Judge approves Wolverine PFAS water settlement

A federal court judge approved a $69.5 million settlement against Wolverine World Wide for contaminating residential drinking wells and the environment.

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