PFC levels exceeding the EPA’s health advisory were measured at five sites in northern Alabama. Read more
In May 2016, the EPA issued a new drinking water lifetime health advisory for PFOS and PFOA of 70 parts per trillion. Read more
As reliance on natural gas increases, we can expect to see a commensurate increase in fracking operations. Read more
PFCs persist in the environment for years without degrading and, as a result, can accumulate with repeated exposure. Read more
The United States Department of Veterans Affairs has acknowledged the Camp Lejeune water supply was contaminated with industrial solvents. Read more
The Texas A&M study found that nitrates and other contaminants associated with large agricultural operations have been linked to certain birth defects. Read more
The most common route of PFC exposure is through consuming PFC-contaminated drinking water. Read more
Although there are numerous ways a child can be exposed to lead, children who live in older homes are at a greater risk for lead poisoning. Read more
Drinking water usually is not contaminated by lead when it leaves the water treatment plant. Read more
We mentioned in this issue that the United States Supreme Court might be accused of activism in a number of areas. In two previous decisions involving the Clean Water Act, the conservative m... Read more
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