While the city of La Crosse continues to deal with well water pollution traced to chemical use at the municipal airport, the federal government is taking steps to limit the use of those chemicals.
The Environmental Working Group says the Biden White House has done more in 8 months to fight PFAS pollution than President Trump did in 4 years.
Working Group vice president Scott Faber told a Zoom news conference that Washington is enacting plans to reduce PFAS use.
“Take steps to end unnecessary uses of PFAS, especially in firefighting foam and household products,” says Faber.
Colin O’Neil, a legislative director for the group, says the budget reconciliation bill before Congress includes $80 million to help local fire departments replace the foam containing PFAS.