September 4, 2023

One Town's Fight Against 'Forever' Chemicals

by The Journal

Happy Labor Day! We’re bringing you an episode that was originally published in June 2022.

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 

- Startups Race to Kill ‘Forever Chemicals’ 

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