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$20-million project launched to remediate PFAS-contaminated site used by military

Foam containing PFAS seeped into groundwater and drinking water supply

March 18, 2024  By Ground Water Canada

North Bay, Ont. – Efforts are underway by the city and the Department of National Defence to remediate a site contaminated with PFAS, or forever chemicals. Aqueous film-forming foams containing PFAS were used by the military in training exercises conducted from the early 1970s to the mid-1990s at the Jack Garland Airport. The foams seeped into groundwater and contaminated wells and Trout Lake. The cost of the remediation project is $20 million. CBC News report | READ MORE

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