NGOs opposed to deep sea mining have successfully delayed the nascent industry, but after several regulatory advances, deep sea mining is set to go into commercial scale in international waters in 2024.
"They're saying, 'Hey, doctors, if you're treating patients who live in PFAS-contaminated areas, you need to do more for these patients,'" said Jamie DeWitt, an immunotoxicologist at East Carolina University.
Funding from the bipartisan law will focus on remediating Maine drinking water of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
February 20, 2023
These grants will enable communities to improve local water infrastructure and reduce emerging contaminants in drinking water by implementing solutions such as installing necessary treatment solutions.