As part of an assignment for her class the Environment and Human Health, Caroline Stoddard ’20 wrote a letter to the editor that was printed in the Bangor Daily News May 10. Titled “Phase out PFAS,” the letter (at the bottom of the page) encouraged readers to “urge their Maine lawmakers to pass LD 1433, a bill that will phase-out toxic perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in Maine’s food packaging,” Stoddard wrote. “After studying the incredibly harmful effects of PFAS chemicals at Colby,” she concluded, “I am writing as a passionate Maine student and resident who wants the best for the safety and health of the state.”

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