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Necessity: the mother of invention


Last updated 9/9/2020 at 1:20pm

We all know the proverb "necessity is the mother of invention," and it has been defined as: "When the need for something becomes imperative, you are forced to find ways of getting or achieving it." And this has been said often in our FVCWC monthly meetings every time we hear someone or an organization say "the technology doesn't exist" when we are discussing banning toxic PFAS chemicals and stopping it from being leached into our environment, which then always leads to it contaminating our bodies.

In 2019 we set up legislation (HB19-1279) to phase out and ban PFHxS (toxic firefighting foam...

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