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WVU in the News: Lubeck PSD tests for C8, GenX after conflicting results

The Lubeck Public Service District paid for independent testing after data released by the state last month showed detectable levels of C8 and GenX in its treated water.

Chemours, which monitors and maintains the carbon filtration system installed by DuPont 17 years ago, said its data had consistently shown the chemicals were not detected.

“We’re doing more testing to compare to everybody else’s testing,” Lubeck General Manager Rocky McConnell said Thursday. “The testing’s already been sent out, but it takes weeks before we get the results back.”

Dr. Alan Ducatman, professor emeritus in the West Virginia University School of Public Health, who helped design the C8 Science Panel and has published multiple papers on PFAS, weighs in on the discrepancy. 

Read the full story by Parkersburg News and Sentinel

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WVU School of Public Health