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Firefighting Foam

Congress Presses Forward on PFAS Legislation

More than 30 legislative measures are pending in Congress covering PFAS use, limits and mandates.

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Illinois Takes Steps to Limit Forever Chemicals

Illinois took a first step toward reducing the use of firefighting foam containing harmful “forever chemicals” under a bill signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.

Military Report Finds Lack of PFAS Oversight Poses Risk to Personnel and Public

An inspector general report finds that the U.S. Defense Department knew about the dangers of firefighting foam for decades, but still responded slowly.

Other Water-Based Fire Protection Systems

This article addresses water-based systems such as water spray, water mist, foam, and foam water.

Outcry Continues Over PFAS Contamination from La Crosse Airport

Of 551 private drinking wells sampled so far, only 13 have shown no trace of the long-lasting chemicals.

Moving to Flourine-Free Foam

What’s Old is New Again – Lehigh Valley Airport Converts Decades-Old Hangar to Fluorine-Free Foam

T-STORM® NFF 3×3 UL201 Foam Concentrate

Johnson Controls introduces a new non-fluorinated 3×3 foam concentrate for Class B Fuel Fire Suppression.

How to Move to a Flourine-Free Future

As more states move to ban PFAS, departments must consider alternatives. As they do, they must consider safe testing and disposal for AFFF products before switching to fluorine-free foams.

TSI Announces Advanced Firefighting School

Training Specialties, Inc. announces exciting news with its first Advanced Foam Firefighting School being hosted at the TEEX Brayton Fire Training Field® at the Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.

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How Floating Roof Storage Tanks Work

An internal floating roof's purpose is to create a seal between the tank and the atmosphere. Sealing a tank leaves no gap through which to distribute foam. Foam can be pumped in through a manhole.

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