Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances

The Social Discovery of a Class of Emerging Contaminants

North Bennington, Vermont

Suspected contamination source: Former Chemfab manufacturing plant, later purchased by Saint-Gobain and H.C. White Company (Lyons, 2017)

Additional Resources

Vermont PFOA Contamination Response
PFOA in Drinking Water
Understanding PFOA – Bennington College

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