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What is PFAS—and Why Should You Care?

Posted on Jun 15, 2017

Environmental Protection

Doctors and health gurus are always telling us to drink more water for our health—but what if that water is contaminated by a potentially toxic chemical?

In 2016, dozens of communities across the country were hit with unsettling news: PFASs had been found in their drinking water. A study of groundwater across the country found these chemicals in drinking water in 27 states, impacting 6 million Americans. Many of these communities are near military bases, airports, and industrial sites.

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