June 30, 2022

One Town's Fight Against 'Forever' Chemicals

by The Journal.

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Peshtigo, Wisconsin, is grappling with a crisis: Chemicals known as PFAS have leached from a nearby industrial site into the town's groundwater. WSJ's Kris Maher traveled to the town to report on what the community is doing and how the contamination has affected people's health and lives.

Further reading:
-A Wisconsin Town With Contaminated Drinking Water Must Decide Its Future

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