Many residential wells in Unity have tested to contain usafe levels of forever chemicals.
The Maine Department of Environmental Protection showed that more than one third of the 91 residential wells tested had unsafe levels.
According to ChemTrust.org:
PFAS (Per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances), also known as the Forever Chemicals, are a large chemical family of over 4,700 highly persistent chemicals that don’t occur in nature. PFAS are the most persistent synthetic chemicals to date, they hardly degrade in the natural environment and have been found in the blood and breastmilk of people and wildlife all round the world.
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