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A licensed composting facility may have contaminated drinking water for hundreds of properties

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A licensed composting facility in Westminster, Massachusetts is being investigated for possible groundwater contamination.

More than 200 properties near the facility may have water containing PFAS, also called "forever chemicals." PFAS have been connected to negative health outcomes, including cancer and hormonal imbalance.

We talk with David Abel, environmental reporter for the Boston Globe, and Massachusetts State Sen. Julian Cyr of the Cape and Islands, co-chair of the PFAS Interagency Task Force.

This segment aired on July 12, 2022.

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