PFAS Protection: Maryland Legislative Session

Water Wednesday: PFAS Protection: Maryland Legislative Session

When we come together, it’s amazing what we can achieve! This Water Wednesday will focus on PFAS, short for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, which is a growing list of 12,000+ chemicals found in products like nonstick pans and food packaging, and commonly in firefighting foam often used on military bases and at commercial airports. PFAS … Read More

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Passage of Legislation Restricting Sale of Toxic Chemicals in Maryland Applauded by Potomac Riverkeeper Network

Legacy Toxins in Carpets, Food Packaging, Firefighting Foam Prohibited Washington, DC – April 21 – Potomac Riverkeeper Network (PRKN) applauds Maryland’s General Assembly for passing the “George “Walter” Taylor Act which prohibits the sale of certain products containing PFAS which Gov. Larry Hogan signed today, PRKN President Nancy Stoner announced today. Said Stoner, PFAS chemicals … Read More

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Potomac Riverkeeper Statement on Passage of Alexandria Sewage Bill

Alexandria Required to Stop Dumping Sewage in Potomac River by 2025. “By signing into law a bill requiring the city of Alexandria to make long overdue repairs to its outdated sewer infrastructure by 2025, Governor McAuliffe has set a firm but reasonable deadline for ending Alexandria’s 200 year history of dumping raw sewage into our … Read More