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MEJO’s Maria Powell:  Oops! We Poisoned the “Giants Among Us”–Our Lakes

MEJO’s Maria Powell: Oops! We Poisoned the “Giants Among Us”–Our Lakes

Maria Powell 22 Jan 2021 Madison Environmental Justice Organization Original Article: Oops! We poisoned the “Giants Among Us”–our lakes   “Today the Wisconsin State Journal reported that the highly toxic “forever chemicals” called PFAS (per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances) were found in all the Yahara Lakes–dubbed “Giants Among Us” in a summer 2018 newspaper series by Steve Verburg. Results for…

Truthout: Democrats Back Down From Battle With Defense Department Over PFAS

Truthout: Democrats Back Down From Battle With Defense Department Over PFAS

Truthout  |  Nov 14, 2019  |  Pat Elder   “Back in July, the House of Representatives included an amendment in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to force the Environmental Protection Agency to designate all per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) “as hazardous substances” under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, the Superfund law….

Low levels of hazardous PFAS compounds detected in four more Madison wells

Low levels of hazardous PFAS compounds detected in four more Madison wells

Wisconsin State Journal  |  Oct 17, 2019  |  Howard Hardee “The Madison Water Utility has found trace or low levels of harmful pollutants known as PFAS in four seasonal wells used during high-demand months in the summer and early fall. Of the four wells, the highest levels were detected in a rarely used well on…