How the LePage administration’s delays and denials deepened Maine’s PFAS crisis

Enviro & Legislation

The LePage administration, which had close ties to the chemical industry and a history of undermining and mocking protections from toxic chemicals, knew about PFAS contamination in Maine soil and milk beginning in at least 2016. Government emails, reports and field tests obtained by Beacon using Maine’s Freedom of Access Act (FOAA) show that through…

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