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Report details alarming levels of toxins being dumped in Md. waterways

September 29, 2022

Industrial facilities dumped at least 94,000 pounds of toxic chemicals, including PFAS, into Maryland’s waterways in 2020, according to a report released Wednesday by the Maryland PIRG Foundation. The startling and sobering report, “Wasting Our Waterways,” takes statistics from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Toxics Release Inventory for 2020 and puts the health of Maryland’s waterways in the context of broader national environmental trends. “Our children deserve a safe and healthy future,” said Maryland PIRG State Director Emily Scarr.

Article Source: WTOP

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