EWG Commercial airports could soon be able to use PFAS-free firefighting foam By Bryce Huffman • Oct 3, 2018 Photo courtesy of the Gerald R Ford International Airport Congress has passed legislation to allow airports to stop using foam containing PFAS chemicals. Under current law, commercial airports must use firefighting foam that contains toxic chemicals known as PFAS. However, Congress wants that to change. Study shows Michigan is the "current hot spot" for the country's PFAS problem By Bryce Huffman • Apr 18, 2018 user william_warby / Flickr http://bit.ly/1xMszCg A recent report and interactive map shows that Michigan is the nationwide leader for known PFAS contamination sites. Michigan leads the country with 28 known contamination sites in at least 15 communities.