Lawsuit by Washington County homeowner says fracking caused “forever chemicals” to contaminate his drinking water

Source:, November 7, 2022
By: Paul Van Osdol

A Washington County family is accusing gas drillers of causing so-called “forever chemicals” to get into his drinking water.

The chemicals, known as PFAS, have been used in clothing, carpet and food packaging.

Bryan Latkanich agreed to allow gas drilling on his property a decade ago, and he received royalties. But shortly after the drilling got underway, he said he started having health problems. Read more.

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