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Business News: Time to Protect Your Business From Risks Associated With PFAS

By now, you may have heard of the emerging contaminant grabbing the attention of regulators across the country, known as “perfluoroalkyl” or “polyfluoroalkyl” substances (PFAS). You may have even noticed the increasing variety of legal claims in courts across the country alleging PFAS contamination. But no matter your past familiarity with PFAS, the time has…


Posted: 2018-05-16 14:17:21

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References. 3M Company. 1999. “Fluorochemical Use, Distribution and Release Overview.” USEPA Public Docket AR226-0550. St. Paul, MN, May 26, 1999.

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(Mon, 27 Nov 2017 09:06:00 GMT)

A private drinking water well on House Street NE in Belmont on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. The home is near Wolverine World Wide's old tannery sludge landfill, which has contaminated the Plainfield Township groundwater with PFAS chemicals.

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Bundaberg Regional Council has removed its Dr Mays Road bore from its water supply system after tests revealed it had elevated levels of Per and Poly-fluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS).

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