New Jersey sues 3 firms over chemicals in drinking water
Source: Associated Press, November 10, 2020
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New Jersey is upping its efforts to force chemical companies to pay for decades of contamination of waterways by substances including so-called forever chemicals used to stain-proof clothing and produce non-stick cookware that have become ubiquitous in everyday life.
The state Attorney General’s Office and the Department of Environmental Protection sued three companies on Tuesday, alleging they have failed to clean up, and in some instances continue to release, chemicals that have polluted public drinking water at opposite ends of the state. Read more.