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PFAS fills Yadkin-Pee Dee River food chain

N.C. State research points to pervasive PFAS that threatens ecosystem, human health and an endangered fish, the robust redhorse.
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Tampa Bay Water files ‘forever chemicals’ lawsuit against DuPont, 3M

The utility serves more than 2.5 million customers. A spokesperson said Tampa Bay Water has not detected dangerous levels of the chemicals in its supply but is taking an 'initial step’ amid evolving science.
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How the laws that Earth Day inspired have benefited us all

The rules the Trump administration loves to criticize have made life better and healthier for millions of Americans.

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DEQ rejects Chemours corrective action plan

Chemours said the plan would reduce PFAS loading into the Cape Fear River by at least 75 percent. But DEQ said the the plan is “clearly deficient."
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Cancer Alley: Fury as new chemical plant rises in town battling toxic pollution

Plastics factory will not only contribute to pollution in heavily polluted Louisiana town, but will also be a significant source of greenhouse gas emissions.

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Mark Ruffalo joins lawmakers to talk about NC’s Dark Waters

The chemicals have been found in the drinking water of numerous North Carolina communities, including Wilmington and Pittsboro.
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Ohio River regulators planning riverwide PFAS study

Twenty locations along the river including Pa. will be sampled for this group of "forever chemicals" associated with reproductive problems, liver, kidney and thyroid disease, and cancer.
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Who pays? PFAS lawsuits, legislation raise question of pollution liability

Wastewater utilities, whose facilities are a conduit for chemical pollution, object to Democratic proposals in Congress that could hold them liable for the cost of PFAS removal.

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St. John residents question changes to air pollution measurements

The U.S. EPA says it plans to change the way it measures levels of the likely carcinogen chloroprene in the air around the DuPont-Denka plant.
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The Americans who say ‘toxic soup’ tap water has given them cancer

New study shows PFAS compounds may be found in more cities than previously realized.

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What is PFAS, the dangerous “forever chemical” found in drinking water?

Testing done by an environmental watchdog shows a class of chemicals called PFAS are running through dozens of U.S. cities. Here's what you should know.
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Brazil’s big agricultural strategy: pesticides

The South American nation is bucking the global trend.
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NJ DEP’s PFAS directive to chemical companies will take ‘years’ to resolve

Nine months after ordering chemical cleanup, DEP says it's still in 'discussions and litigation.'

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Michigan sues 17 chemical companies for PFAS contamination

"Companies … must be held accountable. Polluters must pay."

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‘Forever chemicals’ found near new homes

At a rural Cumberland County community, carcinogenic 'forever chemicals' are in well water for hundreds of homes, but homebuilding there is booming.

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