Communities across the U.S. are responding to the PFAS contamination crisis by organizing and advocating for safe drinking water. This map shows sites with known contamination and where organizations are working for stronger health and environmental protections. Plug into a group working in your community, form a new group, or connect with others facing similar challenges.
Is there a PFAS contamination site near you? Use our interactive map to find out.
- Each red dot represents a site contaminated with PFAS.
- Click on a dot to learn more about the site.
- Click on a state to get information about all sites as well as community groups, health studies, and resources available in that state.
* This map focuses on sites where PFAS have been detected in the environment (groundwater, soil, and surface water), or in drinking water where the contamination is linked to a specific source and not merely the result of testing a water supply system.
Connect with Maine
Maine Contamination Areas
- Brunswick Naval Air StationFirefighting foam used at Air StationLocation Brunswick, MaineDate 2016PFAS contamination source Military-Naval Base
- Former Loring AFBFirefighting foam used at Former Loring Air Force BaseLocation Aroostook County, MaineDate 2017PFAS contamination source Military - Former Air Force Base
- Houlton International AirportFirefighting foam used at AirportLocation Houlton, MaineDate 2018PFAS contamination source Civilian Airport
- Kennebunksludge from both the Kennebunk and Ogunquit sewer districts and fly ash and sludge from the S.D. Warren paper mill was spread as soil enhancers on Stoneyridge Farm in the mid-1980sLocation Kennebunk, MaineDate 2016PFAS contamination source Sludge spread on farms
- Navy VLF Transmitter CutlerFirefighting foam used at Navy VLF Transmitter CutlerLocation Cutler, MaineDate 2016PFAS contamination source Military-Naval Base
- Portsmouth Naval ShipyardFirefighting foam used at Portsmouth Naval ShipyardLocation Kittery, York County, MaineDate 2017PFAS contamination source Military-Naval Base
- Sanford Water DistrictUnknown, but potentially from AFFF used at Sanford Seacoast Regional Airport that was previously Naval Auxiliary Air Facility SanfordLocation Sanford, MaineDate 2013PFAS contamination source Unknown; potentially Civilian Airport / Military-Naval Base
Maine Community Groups
- Defend Our HealthDefend Our Health works to create a world where all people are thriving, with equal access to safe food and drinking water, healthy homes, and products that are toxic-free and climate-friendly.Contact Name Sergio CahuequeContact Email email@example.comContact Phone 207-699-5799
Maine PFAS Exposure and Health Studies
We are not aware of any health or exposure studies in this state.
Maine Agency Websites
- Maine Department of Environmental Protection
- Maine Department of Health and Human Services