“The overwhelming percentage of sites that “may be handling PFAS” in Colorado (around 86%) are associated with the oil and gas industry. The number of oil and gas sites listed, around 18,000, dwarf the next most frequent industry, waste management, accounting for less than a thousand sites,” a PEER press release states.
“It doesn’t do as much as it should to protect human health,” she said. “And this is the government’s job. And I mean, to be blunt, you know, the government is failing us.”