Hartford County, CT
"Bradley International Airport"
On June 8th, 2019 the State of Connecticut experienced a major PFA contamination from point-source pollution at Bradley International Airport Hangar which has contaminated the Farmington River.
Policy Reform In Other States:
Many states view era standards to be to low: & implement their own
Public in NH is demanding “0” & Other states contemplating standards 3-5 times lower than EPA’s recommended concentration.
sHB 5910: AN ACT LIMITING THE USE OF PERFLUOROALKYL OR POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES IN CLASS B FIREFIGHTING FOAM
- to protect the health and safety of consumers and particularly children and firefighters who are at greatest risk of adverse health impacts from exposure to polyfluoroalkyl substances.
The Overall Statistics:
Higher rates of cancers:
Elevated rates of: