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State investigating ‘very startling’ levels of PFAS chemicals on central Maine dairy farm

By July 24, 2020August 11th, 2020PFAS in the news

Milk from a Central Maine dairy farm contained levels of a harmful “forever chemical” that were 60 to 150 times higher than health standards, triggering a state investigation and raising new concerns about PFAS contamination on farms.

The levels of contamination in the farm’s milk are the highest, by far, documented in Maine for an agricultural setting and, at 32,200 parts per trillion, potentially the highest ever recorded in milk in the country. Read more…