Marchione pushes mandatory PFOA blood testing by state

Sen. Kathy Marchione (R-Halfmoon) recently introduced a bill that would require biomonitoring of Capital Region residents exposed to PFOA.

The legislation directs the state Department of Health to conduct biomonitoring (blood testing) for residents of Hoosick Falls and Petersburgh every two years. Testing would be required until “all individuals receiving blood testing in the study have a PFOA blood level not exceeding two parts per billion,” according to the bill language. Continue reading “Marchione pushes mandatory PFOA blood testing by state”