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Revealed: more than 120,000 US sites feared to handle harmful PFAS 'forever' chemicals

17.10.2021
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List of facilities makes it clear that virtually no part of the US appears free from the potential risk of air and water contamination with the chemicalsThe US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has identified more than 120,000 locations around the US where people may be exposed to a class of toxic "forever chemicals" associated with various cancers and other health problems that is a frightening tally four times larger than previously reported, according to data obtained by the Guardian.The list of facilities makes it clear that virtually no part of America appears free from the potential risk of air and water contamination with the chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

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