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‘Ticking time bomb’: PFAS chemicals in drinking water alarm scientists over health risks

A family of colorless and tasteless man-made chemicals has become a growing concern for drinking water safety in thousands of American communities, as scientists increasingly see links to liver damage, high cholesterol, weakened immune systems and cancer. More:

‘Ticking time bomb’: PFAS chemicals in drinking water alarm scientists over health risks  –  ABC News
What you need to know about PFAS or ‘forever’ chemicals  –  ABC News

PFAS in drinking water: Policy in the US

Drinking Water Health Advisories for PFOA and PFOS  –  US EPA
EPA Continues to Take Action on PFAS to Protect the Public  –  US EPA
H.R.2467 – PFAS Action Act of 2021  –  Congress.gov Library of CongressA family of colorless and tasteless man-made chemicals has become a growing concern for drinking water safety in thousands of American communities, as scientists increasingly see links to liver damage, high cholesterol, weakened immune systems and cancer. More:

‘Ticking time bomb’: PFAS chemicals in drinking water alarm scientists over health risks  –  ABC News
What you need to know about PFAS or ‘forever’ chemicals  –  ABC News

PFAS in drinking water: Policy in the US

Drinking Water Health Advisories for PFOA and PFOS  –  US EPA
EPA Continues to Take Action on PFAS to Protect the Public  –  US EPA
H.R.2467 – PFAS Action Act of 2021  –  Congress.gov Library of Congress

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