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Pressure growing to remove PFAS from fast food wrappers-
In the U.S., only California sets a limit of 100 parts per million of total fluorine in food packaging.00
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Marshfield, Adams shut down wells due to PFAS pollution-
Marshfield and Adams have joined the list of Wisconsin cities that have shut down municipal wells due to PFAS contamination.
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IDEM Testing Confirms “Forever Chemicals” in Some Public Water Systems-
The presence of PFAS chemicals in drinking water could be exposing thousands of Hoosiers to a series of adverse health conditions.
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PFAS News Roundup: New York bill bans PFAS in clothes, Ohio city files lawsuit, Wisconsin struggles to set standards-
Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with PFAS in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
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Indiana Finance Authority COO Testifies at House Drinking Water Hearing-
Finance Authority chief says Congress should consider funding changes to better address the state’s PFAS and lead issues.
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Madison mayor wants to spend $425K on PFAS filtration system-
Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway wants to spend $425,000 to design a system to filter PFAS chemicals out of a city well.
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FRESH: Wisconsin Judge Strikes Down Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’ Cleanup Rule-
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DNR restarts effort to set bacteria standards in groundwater-
The state Department of Natural Resources has restarted efforts to set standards for bacteria in groundwater after conservatives on the agency’s policy board killed the attempt in February.