Author: Marina Schauffler

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PFAS Plume

‘Forever chemicals’ can show up in aquifers long after their historic use, prompting the need for costly drinking water monitoring and treatment. A recent U.S. Navy report finds that per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)...

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Testing the Waters

Tracing the movement of PFAS into waterways and wildlife Martha Spiess, a retired veterinarian, began testing waters in Brunswick for PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) after hearing news of ‘forever chemicals’ contaminating Maine farms....