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VIDEO Microbes in New Jersey's soil could be key in fight against toxic PFAS chemicals

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Published on September 26, 2019 -

VIDEO Microbes in New Jersey's soil could be key in fight against toxic PFAS chemicals

VIDEO Microbes in New Jersey's soil could be key in fight against toxic PFAS chemicals

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VIDEO Microbes in New Jersey's soil could be key in fight against toxic PFAS chemicals

Whistleblower is and is doing everything he can to protect that person's identity.

A tiny discovery in new jersey could lead to a big breakthrough in the fight against a toxic pfa has chemicals.

Wfmz is bo koltnow has more.

>>from a scientific point of view is this a big discovery these chemicals have pinned up forever chemicals professor of civil and environmental engineering at princeton university, peter jaffe's discovery are microbes in new jersey's acic soil.

Dubbed a 6.

They potentially can destroy the toxic chemical known as p fight it.

>>is able to remove the floor right from.

From the p for us and therefore sort of the floor and jackie says the microbes in his lab have removed 60% of the chemical and he's hoping to get to 100%.

>>the fast and firm firefighting foam in or linked to a variety of cancers.

They've been found in drinking water in places like corsham montgomery county pennsylvania governor tom wolf visited last month and have the highest levels ever recorded access to clean drinking water is a fundamental right of every pennsylvania and pennsylvania is currently sampling 4 p 5 statewide and expects to have its first results soon jaffe says don't expect to find the a 6 in pennsylvania as the soil is an ideal.

But he says areas in south carolina and southern china have them in abundance.

He believes they can be moved and injected into treated soil.

I think 5 fierce is certainly feasible to try to do the first few tests jaffe is working with the d o d and says 6 can break the chemical down in 100 days one thing is for us to do it and in the lap.

>>which we can control

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