Eight takeaways from The Inquirer’s yearlong investigation into ‘forever chemicals’

Sprinturf, the turf’s manufacturer, had assured the city that the field was PFAS-free, and shared a lab report to support its claim. The newspaper asked three PFAS experts to independently review the report. Each said the results were misleading and inadequate, and that the field likely still contained forever chemicals. “The city was bamboozled,” said Kyla Bennett, a former EPA official who is now the director of science policy for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.

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