Finding PFOA particles -- a chemical pollutant -- in the the town of Hoosick Falls's drinking water spurred a massive environmental and health crisis, but a new study by Bennington College suggests the impact of the contamination may have spread further than originally thought. The Regional PFOA Soil Study: How far did PFOA Emissions Travel? took earth samples from areas in New York and Vermont to gauge just how far the chemicals spread. One of the report's authors, David Bond, discusses the findings.
Did PFOA contaminate a larger area?
PUBLISHED August 17, 2018 @9:00 PM