Bennet Statement on Inclusion of El Paso County in Nationwide Water Contamination Study

Following Bennet Request, Community Near Peterson AFB to be One of Eight Sites in Assessment of PFAS Exposure

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today issued the following statement after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) announced that El Paso County will be included in a national study to examine the health effects of exposure to Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS), chemicals that have contaminated drinking water sources in Colorado and across the country.