PFOS News

Newspaper Says Chemicals Found in Drinking Water Near South Carolina Air Base

A newspaper says it found high levels of a toxic chemical in the drinking water near one of South Carolina’s largest military bases. The Post and Courier paid University of Rhode Island researchers to examine tap water at the Crescent …

New York Tweaks Clean Water Plan as Suppliers Call for More Time

New York would not issue violations against certain water suppliers who notify the public that they have too-high levels of certain industrial and synthetic chemicals under the latest plan to be proposed by state regulators. Brad Hutton, deputy commissioner of …

New Hampshire Committee to Consider Tough Water Standards for Chemicals

A New Hampshire legislative committee will consider a proposal to create some of the nation’s toughest drinking water standards for a class of toxic chemicals that have caused widespread contamination in the state. On Thursday, the New Hampshire Joint Legislative …

Chemical Contamination Found in Wells Near Delaware Air Force Base

Businesses and residents near Dover Air Force Base in Delaware are being provided bottled water after chemical contaminants were found in private wells near the base at levels far exceeding federal health advisory levels. State officials said in a news …

Towns Raising Concerns About New Hampshire PFAS Standards

Groups representing municipalities and businesses are trying to put the brakes on New Hampshire’s efforts to impose some of the nation’s toughest drinking water standards for a class of toxic chemicals that have caused widespread contamination in the state. Last …

Hamptons Tainted Water Lawsuit Adds to Roster of 3M Complaints

A stone’s throw from the white sand beaches and posh mansions of one of America’s wealthiest ZIP codes sits a community that homeowners say has been poisoned by polluted drinking water. Fifteen people in a middle-income neighborhood near an airport …