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Fire chiefs seek funding for firefighting foam removal

By February 16, 2021PFAS in the news

MARINETTE—Fire chiefs across Wisconsin are working with state governmental leaders to secure funding for the collection and disposal of firefighting foam that carry dangerous levels of PFAS.

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are synthetic chemical compounds that, due to their unique properties, are widely used in industry and the production of everyday products like nonstick coatings for cookware, stain-repellent coatings for clothes and carpeting, detergents, cleaning products and firefighting foams. Read more…