Toxic ‘forever chemicals’ may be contaminating pesticides - Conservation Law Foundation

Toxic ‘forever chemicals’ may be contaminating pesticides

Seamus McAvoy, VT Digger

As Vermont continues to monitor the extent of PFAS contamination across the state, a nonprofit group is calling on state agencies to research whether the toxic chemicals are contaminating pesticides, too. 

The Conservation Law Foundation pointed to at least three types of mosquito control pesticides that were found to contain dangerously high concentrations of PFAS, according to studies conducted last fall by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.

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