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Study: Cape Watersheds Held Undetected PFAS Compounds

BOSTON – A new study has shown that six Cape Cod watersheds had large compounds of per- and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals that were previously undetectable.

Using a new investigation method, researchers from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences found that the Childs, Quashnet, Mill Creek, Marstons Mills, Mashpee, and Santuit watersheds held higher levels of these chemicals than what was thought before. Read more…