The recent spill of firefighting foam containing hazardous chemicals into a Connecticut river has some experts in the state worried about potential health and environmental risks.
Senator Richard Blumenthal spoke out against the use of firefighting foam containing dangerous chemicals called PFAS on Monday.
Officials are responding to a firefighting foam spill at the Farmington River in Windsor on Sunday.
The town of Windsor, alongside the Department of Public Health has issued a health advisory after the accident due to “a potential discharge of fire fighting foam into the Farmington River in Windsor.”
There are still major health and environmental concerns following a chemical spill in the Farmington River one month ago.
A new report recommends public drinking water sources across Connecticut be tested in phases for potentially dangerous industrial compounds known as PFAS.
Crews were called to a vehicle fire in East Hartford on Wednesday.
Connecticut health officials say they will be taking questions in a Wednesday meeting about PFAS, the cancer-causing chemicals that ran into the Farmington River.
The U.S. Navy has confirmed that chemical levels in private drinking wells near a submarine base in Connecticut are acceptable.
The U.S. Navy is seeking to test private drinking wells near the Connecticut submarine base for potentially dangerous industrial compounds known as “forever chemicals.”