Contamination concerns in N. Bennington

NORTH BENNINGTON,VT--State officials in Vermont say the results from the first round of water testing in North Bennington has shown widespread contamination among residences near the former Chemfab plant.

Vermont Public Radio reports the state received lab results from 34 private wells on Friday.

DEC Commissioner Alyssa Schuren says 29 of the tested wells showed levels of PFOA above the standard considered acceptable by the state.

Schuren says more tests are expected to come in this week and the state will begin soil testing in the affected areas soon.

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