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A New Kensington volunteer firefighter accustomed to helping others is appreciative that his community is rallying to his aid now that he is in need.
The test is more than 99% accurate in determining cancer type.
This update to the Lavender Ribbon Report provides 11 best practices for reducing exposure risks and preventing occupationally caused cancer in firefighters.
The foam was used “in the early stages of firefighting efforts for a limited time given the heightened risk of letting the fire burn and spread," Lubrizol said in a statement.
The private contractor sprayed the foam for about three hours Tuesday at the Chemtool Inc. factory near Rockton, despite concerns raised by government regulators.
Ohio bill waits on floor vote to require fire departments to find an alternative to foam containing PFAS.
Dozens of uniformed firefighters spent Wednesday at the North Carolina General Assembly lobbying for bills to help them and other first responders.