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 need to work with our fire departments to create both an understanding and policy for PFAS now. We are ahead of the curve nationally and behind the curve locally. This is an education problem and we have an education Governor, here is a chance to lead....



- - Volume: 8 - WEEK: 40 Date: 9/28/2020 8:17:39 AM -