NJ DEP officials find concerning levels of chemicals in Hopewell Township wells

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by John Hurdle, for NJ Spotlight News

New Jersey officials have found “forever chemicals” at above State health limits in water systems serving two schools and in more than 40 private wells in Mercer County.

The Department of Environmental Protection detected the chemicals at the schools and in another local public water system during tests at three sites in the Pennington/Hopewell area, the agency told NJ Spotlight News. Those discoveries have so far led to tests of 142 private water wells, 42 of which contained the chemicals at levels that exceeded newly enforced regulatory limits.

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