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“The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services is getting tens of thousands of dollars in federal money to fight PFAS contamination.

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday it’s giving $58,544 to the department for planning, development and implementation of a regulatory structure to address emerging contaminants with a focus on PFAS compounds.

The EPA lifetime health advisory for exposure to PFAS chemicals is 70 parts per trillion. 

Over the summer, it was discovered that four wells by Dover Air Force Base were contaminated with high levels of perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)…”