Chatham Officials Address Drinking Water Concerns

CHATHAM- The Chatham Board of Health held a lengthy discussion on the quality and testing of groundwater in Chatham, and the concerns of PFAs in … [Read more...]

Barnstable County Addressing Groundwater Chemicals

BARNSTABLE - Barnstable County Commissioners continue addressing the issue of the recent to detection of chemicals in the local water supply. Per- … [Read more...]

Harwich Fire Department Switches Foams Due to Environmental Concerns

HARWICH – The Harwich Fire Department has made a move to replace potentially harmful fire fighting foams with a more environmentally friendly … [Read more...]

Chatham Select Board Tackles PFAS Problem

CHATHAM – Since PFAS chemicals were found in a well in Chatham, the town and Board of Selectmen have taken steps to ensure drinking water is safe for … [Read more...]

PFAS Study will Examine Hyannis Preschoolers for Exposure

HYANNIS - At the third meeting of the PFAS Task Force, members said that there is inequity in the impacts of PFAS chemicals on public health and the … [Read more...]

New Contaminants Discovered in Six Cape Cod Watersheds

HYANNIS – A recent webinar revealed that new studies have found large amounts of previously undiscovered PFAS in Cape Cod watersheds. PFAS are … [Read more...]

Mass. Awards $3M to Towns to Fight Water Pollution

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts has awarded $3 million in grants to 17 public water supply systems to support efforts to address elevated levels of … [Read more...]

Study: Cape Watersheds Held Undetected PFAS Compounds

BOSTON - A new study has shown that six Cape Cod watersheds had large compounds of per- and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals that were previously … [Read more...]

Virtual Event on PFAS Chemicals to be Held in February

HYANNIS - A virtual event regarding the risk of per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in the Cape's drinking water will be held on February … [Read more...]

PFAS Found in Nearly Half of Cape Cod’s Private Wells

BARNSTABLE – PFAS chemicals have been found in detectable levels in about 46% of the private wells tested as part of a study on the compound’s effects … [Read more...]
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