The researchers' hope that their map can be a tool for both other scientists and state and federal regulators to better understand and manage PFAS pollution in the U.S.
This sustainable PFAS clean-up system could scale for commercial use, leading to a better way to remove these chemical pollutants from the environment.
The new health advisory finds no safe level for "forever chemicals" in United States water systems.
“We’re glad the Massachusetts Attorney General’s office is taking steps to hold PFAS manufacturers accountable for the financial burden that communities are facing as they try to provide their residents with safe drinking water."
“Parents shouldn’t have to strap their child into a car seat that exposes them to toxic chemicals.”
The report found the chemical, which is used in firefighting foam, in the blood of residents in a community located near an Air National Guard base.
With a lack of regulations addressing toxic “forever chemicals,” students and professors at a Vermont college have taken their research skills into communities to spur action.
“With more funding, stronger federal safety standards and a greater focus on helping historically disadvantaged areas, safe water could finally be a given for all communities across the country.”
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