Toxins from firefighting foams found in Fairbanks drinking-water wells

Manmade toxins that likely came from foams used years ago in firefighting have been found in 26 drinking-water wells near Fairbanks International Airport, according to the airport.

Results of recent tests were provided to the airport Nov. 21 with more testing results reported Monday, the Fairbanks airport said in a statement. Residents and business owners are being notified.

Of 33 tested wells serving residences and businesses, 19 had levels of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl...

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