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Not Hazardous Substances

A federal court in Pennsylvania dismissed two families’ case against the Navy brought after they discovered the Navy’s facilities had contaminated their private wells with chemicals. The substances, perfluorooctane sulfonate and perfluorooctanoic acid, are not considered “hazardous substances,” under the Hazardous Sites Cleanup Act.

PHILADELPHIA – A federal court in Pennsylvania dismissed two families’ case against the Navy brought after they discovered the Navy’s facilities had contaminated their private wells with chemicals. The substances, perfluorooctane sulfonate and perfluorooctanoic acid, are not considered “hazardous substances,” under the Hazardous Sites Cleanup Act.

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