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“NANTUCKET – Nantucket Town officials recently received an update on sources of PFAS on the island, including in the community’s wastewater. 

CDM Smith consultants working for the town said that there are many potential sources of the contaminant, but wastewater is a common through-line connecting them and routine testing allows experts to track PFAS to its sources.

‘Understanding this cycle and movement is critical to developing a program and a plan moving forward so the town can mitigate against PFAS over time. It will lead to breaking the cycle,’ Project Manager Andy Miller told select board members at their July 13 meeting.” …