Maryland Warns Of High Levels Of ‘Forever Chemicals’ In Prince George’s County Fish

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High levels of toxic PFAS chemicals have been found in fish in Piscataway Creek in Prince George’s County, a popular waterway for recreational fishing. State officials are warning residents to limit consumption of certain fish from the creek — the first such fish consumption advisory for PFAS in the state.

“I think people in Maryland should be outraged,” says Tim Whitehouse, executive director of the group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. “This fish advisory is extremely concerning. PFAS should not be in our seafood and it should not be in our drinking water.”

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