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Did the White House block EPA action on PFAS?

A proposal to designate PFOA and PFOS as hazardous substances has been sitting at the White House for more than a year.
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While report complete, investigation at former Westhampton missile base far from over

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, known as PFAS, were detected in samples taken from 26 of the 28 groundwater profile monitoring wells.

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Some sparkling water brands have PFAS chemicals, study finds - CBS News

PFAS, sometimes called "forever" chemicals, aren't federally regulated and may have adverse health effects.
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Are military efforts to clean up and replace toxic ‘forever chemicals’ cutting it?

PFAS contamination has become a military-wide problem, with more than 700 military installations having either confirmed or suspected cases of contamination.
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EU agency sets limit on PFAS in food

The latest recommendations from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), released Sept. 17, set a limit for combined exposure to 4 PFAS of 4.4 nanograms/kilogram (parts per trillion).

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Colorado testing fish for PFAS in new push to prevent harm from "forever chemicals"

Efforts to contain PFAS reflect growing concerns about unregulated contaminants degrading groundwater, soil and drinking water.

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Chemours board sued over PFAS liabilities assumed in DuPont spin

Chemours Co.'s board and senior management were sued by a pension fund in Delaware Chancery Court on Wednesday over billions in potential environmental liabilities related to PFAS that the company took on when it spun off from DuPont.
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Communities of color are dumping grounds for toxic waste in Michigan

Seven of eight hazardous-waste facilities that accept offsite waste in Michigan are in disproportionately Black, lower-income communities in metro Detroit.

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DNR advises against eating deer liver from contaminated Marinette site

Testing found elevated chemical levels in tissue of white-tailed deer taken near the Johnson Controls/Tyco facility in Marinette.
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Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics can't delay smokestack upgrades, says NH DES

"We are tired of continually being polluted with toxic PFAS chemicals. This is our town and we demand clean water. Enough is enough."

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New study finds toxic 'forever chemicals' contaminating school water systems in 18 states

A new study warns that water systems for numerous schools and day care centers in 18 states may have been contaminated by toxic chemicals produced at nearby chemical plants.

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Fighting PFAS in NC will take more than standards

Rep. Pricey Harrison would welcome maximum contaminant levels for PFAS, but she worries that industries would just switch to another compound.
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NC getting tougher on PFAS polluters, but stop short of regulating

Researchers and politicians say NC should develop maximum contaminant levels for PFAS, but that doesn’t appear likely to happen soon.
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PFAS-laced water caused infertility, premature births and low birthweight, study says

State health officials stand by their own conclusions: no reproductive impacts.
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