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‘Forever chemicals’ found in Chesapeake seafood and Maryland drinking water

November 17, 2020

Bay Journal — By Timothy Wheeler — November 17, 2020

"The MDE has sampled 51 drinking water systems for PFAS so far and intends to check 137 statewide, spokesman Mark Shaffer said. The MDE also began to test recreationally caught fish around the state this fall after high PFAS levels were reported in the blood of smallmouth bass collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in Antietam Creek, a tributary of the Potomac in Western Maryland. The department hopes to complete sampling the first 12 locations by year’s end, Shaffer said."

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