Kyla Bennett is Chief Scientist with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. (PEER)
Bennett said the group is concerned PFAS from a field will leech into the groundwater and contaminate the Island’s water supply.
Bennett says a costly treatment plan would then be required.
“So we’re talking about millions and millions of dollars, that the towns are going to have to spend when it can be prevented. They can prevent it by just using natural grass.”