Maine lawmakers approve ban on pesticides containing PFAS by 2030

Enviro & Legislation

State lawmakers have voted to ban pesticides that contain so-called forever chemicals by 2030. The bill would gradually phase out the sale, distribution and use of pesticides with intentionally added per- or polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, chemical compounds linked to significant human health risks, including cancer, that have been detected at high levels in Maine…

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