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State Lawmakers Could Ban Toxic Firefighting Foams

State Lawmakers Could Ban Toxic Firefighting Foams

State lawmakers want Washington to be the first in the nation to ban perfluorinated chemicals in firefighting foam. Perfluorinated chemicals are used in firefighting foam to help contain petroleum fires. Firefighters have sprayed the foam around Washington’s military airstrips and fire-training facilities. The chemicals have been linked to poor liver function and changes in reproductive hormones. Scientists…

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