By Howard Weiss-Tisman
June 9, 2016
The state says that the chemical PFOA has been detected for the first time outside of Bennington County. Gov. Peter Shumlin says PFOA and PFOS, which is also a suspected carcinogen, were found in groundwater on the Vermont Air National Guard base in South Burlington.
PFOA is a suspected cancer causing chemical that’s contaminated more than 200 wells in southwestern Vermont.[FULL ARTICLE]