Read the full article by Laura Schulte (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

“MADISON – The state Department of Natural Resources is hoping to restart the process of establishing rules for ‘forever chemicals’ in groundwater, the source of drinking water for nearly 1 million Wisconsinites. 

The announcement comes months after members of the Peshtigo communities filed a petition asking the department to take up again the process of setting groundwater standards, saying they were left unprotected when standards were rejected earlier this year. 

Having a guideline for acceptable amounts of PFAS in Wisconsin’s groundwater will hopefully help the state move forward with its regulation of the toxic chemicals, which have been found in many locations, both in public water supplies and in personal wells.” …