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EPA action boosts grassroots momentum to reduce toxic ‘forever chemicals’

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The EPA this year is expected to propose new limits on PFAS in public water systems. Public records show the chemicals have turned up in water samples collected from home water wells, churches, schools, military bases, nursing homes. The Environmental Working Group says it has logged more than 2,800 sites in the U.S. that have PFAS contamination.
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EPA action boosts grassroots momentum to reduce toxic ‘forever chemicals’

The intake pumps that once drew 6 million gallons of water a day from the Oostanaula River now sit mostly dormant in this northwestern Georgia city.

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EPA action boosts grassroots momentum to reduce toxic ‘forever chemicals’

Public records show "forever chemicals" have turned up in water samples collected from home water wells, churches, schools, military bases, nursing homes, and municipal water supplies in small towns. They also are present in nearly every American’s blood, according to studies. Now, despite recent advances, the work to address PFAS proliferation in the U.S. resembles the halting, decades-long campaign to eliminate lead and its health risks.

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EPA action boosts grassroots momentum to reduce toxic ‘forever chemicals’

The intake pumps that once drew 6 million gallons of water a day from the Oostanaula River now sit mostly dormant in Rome.

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EPA Action Boosts Grassroots Momentum to Reduce Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’

Experts say the EPA’s recent declaration that some PFAS chemicals are unsafe at detectable levels in drinking water signals acceleration in efforts to curb exposure to compounds found in nearly eve…

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EPA Action Boosts Grassroots Momentum to Reduce Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’

Experts say the EPA’s recent declaration that some PFAS chemicals are unsafe at detectable levels in drinking water signals acceleration in efforts to curb exposure to compounds found in nearly eve…

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EPA Action Boosts Grassroots Momentum to Reduce Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’

This article by Andy Miller was first published in Kaiser Health News, republished in the Cobb County Courier with permission

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