PFAS tracking, Breast cancer survivors

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Foam is seen at Olbrich Park
Foam is seen at Olbrich Park in Madison, Wis., where PFAS-tainted Starkweather Creek enters Lake Monona. Public Health Madison and Dane County has warned residents not to swallow the foam — or allow their pets to do so. Isaac Wasserman/Wisconsin Watch

We get updates on a new PFAS tracking tool from the DNR and a lawsuit over its contamination. Then, we learn more about how breast cancer awareness month can be a tough time for survivors.

Featured in this Show

  • PFAS updates: A new lawsuit in Peshtigo and a new DNR data tool

    We talk about a new lawsuit the Town of Peshtigo filed against several companies alleging water contamination with PFAS, and learn about a new PFAS mapping tool from the DNR.

  • Why Breast Cancer Awareness Month can be tough on survivors

    We talk to a breast cancer survivor and a psychologist about why October, which is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, can be a difficult and re-traumatizing time for survivors.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Dave Strifling Guest
  • Mimi Johnson Guest
  • Trygve Rhude Guest
  • Holly Burns Guest
  • Kathleen Ashton Guest