Farmington River fish showing high levels of PFAS chemical pollution

By Gregory Hladky, Hartford Courant, October 2019

Long-awaited test results show “elevated levels” of hazardous PFAS chemicals in fish taken from the Farmington River downstream of where a massive June 8 spill of firefighting foam from Bradley International Airport entered the river, according to a state official. Windsor officials and residents have been waiting for months for the results to find out if a state “Don’t Eat the Fish” health warning issued immediately after the spill is justified and whether it should be continued.

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