Frustrated local leaders urge Congress to move faster on regulating PFAS

PFAS are chemicals that contaminate drinking water.

PFAS gel
A cup full of gel-based material used to remove PFAS from water sits atop valves that control a groundwater remediation system. PFAS are a group of chemicals, some of which were formerly used in aircraft fire fighting foam. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ty Greenlees)