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‘Forever chemicals’ found in Chesapeake seafood and Maryland drinking water

by Bay Journal | November 17, 2020
“More testing has found so-called “forever chemicals” in a striped bass, blue crab and oyster from the Chesapeake Bay, as well as in drinking water from household taps in Maryland’s Montgomery County. Laboratory analyses released by the nonprofit group Public Employees for ...

Tests find low levels of “forever chemicals” in some Maryland oysters

by Bay Journal | October 8, 2020
“A new round of testing for “forever chemicals” in St. Mary’s County, MD, found “no levels of concern” in oysters or in the waters of the Chesapeake Bay tributaries where the shellfish were growing, according to state environmental officials. Working with the St. Mary’s ...

Second round of PFAS tests finds lower levels in St. Mary’s River

by Bay Journal | July 15, 2020
“New testing has detected “forever chemicals” in the St. Mary’s River in Southern Maryland, though at levels much lower than those reported there earlier this year by an environmental activist. “Because these PFAS compounds can bioaccumulate, having PFAS at 5 or 9 parts per ...
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