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Governor DeWine Launches Statewide Firefighting Foam Takeback Program

(FAIRBORN, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today launched a first-of-its-kind initiative to destroy hazardous per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in firefighting foam. During an event at Wright State University’s Calamityville training facility in Fairborn today, Governor DeWine announced details of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency’s new Aqueous Film-Forming Foam (AFFF) Takeback Program. AFFF is primarily used by fire departments to …

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