PFAS contamination

For those are unaware. PFAS will be the agent orange of our generation. So far little is being done.

https://journals.lww.com/joem/Fulltext/2022/05000/Impact_of_Firefighting_Aqueous_Film_Forming_Foams.25.aspx

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https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.estlett.0c00410#

This are interesting articles…

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2022/06/15/epa-pfas-forever-chemicals/

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Posting so you can post more if needed.

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I think it’s important for all firefighters to understand the risks. Even the wildland folks. This isn’t just a structural firefighter issue. Class A foams have PFAS/PFOA in them and any contact absorbs through the skin. PFSA /PFOA increase risk of cancer, kidney and liver disease, high cholesterol, and many other diseases.

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