Vt. Landfill Case Highlights ‘Garbage Juice’ Chemicals In Drinking Water

John Dillon, Vermont Public Radio

Environmentalists argue that even at low levels, the family of PFAS chemicals can pose a health risk.

“Unfortunately with these contaminants, the levels that are safe for human exposure are in the parts per trillion,” said Elena Milhaly, a lawyer for the Conservation Law Foundation in Montpelier who worked on the Coventry case.

“So this is one of those contaminants that talking about diluting is not the answer to the health risks posed,” she said.

For the full story, click here.

Focus Areas

Clean Air & Water

Places

Vermont