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PFAS take on another life after surviving wastewater treatment process

The anaerobic digesters at the Deer Island Water Treatment facility in Winthrop. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The anaerobic digesters at the Deer Island Water Treatment facility in Winthrop. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

PFAS are toxic chemicals that exist in almost everything from drinking water to cookware. Experts say they are essentially indestructible and harmful to our health.

WBUR’s Barbara Moran explains the new life they take on even after the wastewater treatment process.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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