More than 2 dozen groups urge lawmakers to act on PFAS contamination

On a day dedicated to appreciating clean water, more than two dozen environmental and social justice organizations called on Wisconsin lawmakers to regulate a group of hazardous chemicals that have been found in drinking water across the state, including Madison’s.

The coalition is pushing for adoption of a bill known as the CLEAR Act, which would require the Department of Natural Resources to establish and enforce standards for at least six fluorinated compounds in water, air and land, known collectively as PFAS.

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Ken Notes: I agree but I remain worried that we can get ahead of the curve on this issues and find problems without solutions or funding...



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