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Chelmsford to conduct study to find source of PFAS in water

By January 28, 2021February 1st, 2021PFAS in the news

“CHELMSFORD – Water tested at 54 Richardson Road, a proposed site for a temporary fire station, contains high levels of PFAS, or polyfluoroalkyl substances, according to a study conducted by the town.

The Sun covered the Select Board meeting in November when members first discussed these elevated PFAS levels, which have been linked to effects including low infant birth rates, immune system and hormonal effects and certain cancers, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Read more…