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Replacing toxic foams at fire departments

 

Last updated 5/11/2021 at 3:28pm

Hey Friends – Colorado announced an exciting takeback and disposal program for PFAS-containing AFFF foams!

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) will use money allotted in its PFAS fund to buy back PFAS foams from qualified entities (i.e. fire departments) with enough money for them to buy PFAS-free replacements. They will highlight two products reviewed by the Green Screen as having safer chemistries and low risk to the environment. This money is from our Senate Bill 20-1119 from the last legislative session which applied a $25 surcharge to all semitrucks tran...



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