DNR: 2/3 of Wisconsin fire departments storing PFAS foam; 62% lack usage policy
Nearly two out of three Wisconsin fire departments are storing foam containing hazardous PFAS chemicals that could cost millions of dollars to safely dispose of, according to a state Department of Natural Resources survey.

Based on the survey conducted this spring, the DNR estimates there are between 63,200 and 96,300 gallons of foam on hand, including more than 30,000 gallons of expired or unwanted foam. That’s significantly more than the agency had previously predicted...

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Ken Notes: We will need to educate the departments as to alternatives to foam and this is difficult because when foam is needed water can be deadly and the firefighter are aware of this. They have all seen video of water mixing with chemical to produce a deadly gas....



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