Tom Gentle: “Am I more at risk?”

August 30, 2017

Tom Gentle lives on Murphy Road, which is west of the former ChemFab factory. He said the PFOA level in his well was 440 parts per trillion.

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Jim Sullivan: “There’s nothing you can do”

August 29, 2017

Jim Sullivan, who lives about 1,000 feet from the former ChemFab site, worries he might already have suffered health effects from PFOA.

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Jenny Kelly’s chronic health issues

August 29, 2017

Jenny Kelly, who lives about 700 feet from the former ChemFab site, believes PFOA contamination is the cause of her chronic thyroid issues.

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David Barber remembers handling Teflon

August 28, 2017

David Barber worked at ChemFab from 1979 to 2002. When he first started there, he and other workers scooped pitchers of Teflon with their bare hands. "I just feel bad we weren't told" about potential toxic exposure, he said. Read more about David and the early days of ChemFab in Part 1 of our special series, Teflon Town.

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The Deeper Dig #1: The $26 Million Question

May 18, 2017

In late February, Governor Scott announced a proposal to shift collective bargaining on teachers' health plans from the local level to the state level. Now, the Legislature faces the threat of a budget veto as they prepare to adjourn for the year. VTDigger's Mark Johnson and Elizabeth Hewitt describe how we got here.

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Rep. Ron Hubert/Ethics

April 25, 2017
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