Miami-Dade looks at suing makers of 4,000 ‘forever’ chemicals
Written by Jesse Scheckner on February 11, 2020
Miami-Dade County is looking into suing makers of so-called “forever chemicals,” a class of more than 4,000 substances linked to cancer and birth defects that may be prevalent in the water supply.
Lawmakers Feb. 4 directed County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams to evaluate the viability of legal claims against the manufacturers of poly- and perfluoralkyl substances, or PFAS for short, “as well as possible defenses by the county.”
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