PFAS may concentrate over time in landfills near the Penobscot Indian Reservation
Category: PFAS Project
Maine faces widespread contamination due to PFAS, synthetic chemicals in ubiquitous consumer and manufacturing use that are now polluting wells, public water supplies, farmland and food chains. This series explores the pathways by which PFAS cycle through Maine’s environment and the far-reaching repercussions these enduring chemicals will have.
This project was produced with support from the Doris O’Donnell Innovations in Investigative Journalism Fellowship, awarded by the Center for Media Innovation at Point Park University in Pittsburgh.