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Portland nonprofit calls for action on PFAS-contaminated sludge spread on farmland

March 28, 2019 – By James McCarthy, Mainebiz – The Portland-based Environmental Health Strategy Center is asking the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works to examine the federal response to risks associated with toxic PFAS chemicals (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) in sewage sludge that for decades has been spread as fertilizer on farmland.

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