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Pease PFAS health study halted amid pandemic

PORTSMOUTH — The federal agency conducting the health study for people exposed to dangerous PFAS chemicals at the former Pease Air Force Base has paused its work.  The Agency For Toxic Substances And Disease Registry (ATSDR) paused the study because of concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic.  Andrea Amico, a Portsmouth mother and advocate who played a key role in getting the health study started, called the move “a very responsible decision.”  Read more…