Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances

The Social Discovery of a Class of Emerging Contaminants

Chittenden County, Vermont

Suspected contamination source: Vermont Air National Guard base, Pittsford Fire Academy, IBM and Champlain Cable plants (Wunderlich, 2016)

PFOA 

  • National Guard base: 9,300 ppt
  • Essex Junction IBM plant: 8-190 ppt
  • Colchester Champlain Cable facility: 7,200 ppt

PFOS 

  • National Guard base: 38,000 ppt
  • Fire Academy: 72 ppt

Additional Resources

Media Coverage:

Full citations are available on the second page of the full contamination site tracker. We ask for your additions, changes, questions and comments be sent to pfasproject@gmail.com.

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