PFAS

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Defense Department sites are rife with poisons in nearby groundwater

One environmental group says two out of three Defense Department sites have excessive levels of hazardous PFAS in their groundwater.

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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, water flows through a series of sediment retention ponds built to reduce heavy metal and chemical contaminants from the Gold King Mine outside Silverton, Colo. The Gold King and other mines in the area are now part of a Superfund cleanup project. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday, June 14, 2018, it plans to take a series of interim cleanup steps at some of the sites while it searches for a longer-term solution. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

Legal expert says ‘bad idea’ to remediate PFAS contamination using EPA’s Superfund system

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Cleaning up hazardous chemicals, unexploded munitions from military bases not likely to wrap up soon

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