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Cows with high levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, at a farm in Maine. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Bloomberg.
Ariana Figueroa
Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom, including politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance. Before joining States Newsroom, Ariana covered public health and chemical policy on Capitol Hill for E&E News. She's worked for the Miami Herald and her hometown paper, the Tampa Bay Times. Her work has also appeared in the Chicago Tribune and NPR. She is a graduate of the University of Florida.