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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut wants the Federal Aviation Administration to stop the use of PFAS chemicals in firefighting foam at airports around the country.  

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U.S Representative Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut has called for a national ban on food packing products that contain the toxic chemical PFAS.

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A Connecticut task force on the toxic chemical PFAS has some recommendations, including water testing and discharge limits.

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New York State environmental officials plan to investigate a former landfill in Kings Park, Long Island, to check for carcinogenic chemicals.

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The Navy will test private drinking water wells around the Naval Submarine Base in Groton, Connecticut, for possible chemical contamination.