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Firefighters Want Halt on Money From Makers of PFAS-Laden Gear

By January 19, 2021PFAS in the news

Members of the nation’s largest firefighters’ union want their organization to stop accepting funds from gear makers until they commit to ridding the garments of so-called “forever chemicals.”

Manufacturers of protective garments worn by firefighters have given at least $420,000 to the International Association of Fire Fighters since 2016, according to a review of federal disclosures by Bloomberg Industry Group. Read more…