US drinking water contaminated with ’forever chemicals’

US drinking water contaminated with ’forever chemicals’

A study released by the Environmental Working Group shows that dozens of major American cities have tap water supplies containing heightened levels of potentially toxic chemicals. The water contained PFAS (polyfluoroalkyl substances) levels of at least 10 parts per trillion. Called ’forever chemicals’, they have reproductive and developmental as well as immunological effects.

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FactCheckerNeil
FactCheckerNeil 1 months

Relax everybody, these aren't really scientists. "The terrifying new report comes from the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a government 'watchdog' with a penchant for hyperbole - so much so, that critics refer to them as the Environmental "Worry" Group." https://www.sciencealert.com/here-s-what-you-need-to-know-about-those-forever-chemicals-in-your-drinking-water

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