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Water contamination at Pease: PFAS health study gets $15 million secured by Shaheen

By July 23, 2021August 17th, 2021PFAS in the news

PORTSMOUTH – U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen secured an additional $15 million to continue funding the first-ever national PFAS health study as part of the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

The study, which includes a pilot study for members of the Pease community who were exposed to dangerous PFAS in contaminated water, was created through legislation passed by Shaheen.

Shaheen’s efforts have previously led to the authorization of $45 million for the study. Read more…