Blumenthal announces $18 million to fight PFAS contamination in Connecticut

March 3, 2023

Read the full article by Molly Ingram (WSHU)

"The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded Connecticut $18 million to fight dangerous chemicals in drinking water. The agency released new guidelines for fighting chemical contamination late last year.

PFAS chemicals are found in household products and are called “forever chemicals” because they do not break down naturally.

When consumed, the chemicals have adverse health effects. They include increased cholesterol levels, multiple cancers, immune system issues, and delayed growth and development in children."