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PFAS Map Update: New Data Show 712 Contamination Sites in 49 States

The Environmental Working Group has confirmed the presence of the toxic fluorinated compounds known as PFAS at more than 100 new sites. As of July 2019, at least 712 sites in 49 states are known to be contaminated.  The latest update adds 53 Air Force bases, five Air National Guard bases and 44 civilian airports that are also used by Air National Guard units. Many of the new PFAS detections, obtained by EWG through searching an Air Force database, reported PFAS levels greater than 100,000 parts per trillion.  Read more....

 

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