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3M’s ‘Forever Chemicals’ Crisis Has Come to Europe - Artikel in Bloomberg
Published on July 1, 2022 by Thomas "miauwkes" Goorden

The soil around Wendy D’Hollander’s Belgian farmhouse is so saturated with the chemical PFOS, produced in Antwerp by 3M Co., that she’s in what’s called the red zone. Belgian officials have ordered 3M to draw up a plan by July 1 to scrape off as much as 5 feet of soil on D’Hollander’s 2.5 acres. More than 4,500 other families face a similar fate, with varying depths of soil to be carted away to a still undetermined location

D’Hollander knew something was wrong a decade ago ...
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