EPA will offer $4.8 million to study effects of 'forever chemicals'
Source: Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN), November 23, 2019
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will make $4.8 million available to study the impact of potentially dangerous forever chemicals produced and used by companies such as 3M on farms and rural communities.
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, known as PFAS, do not break down in nature. Decades of use in waterproofing and stain and heat resistance have left them spread across the nations drinking water, groundwater and soil. Read more.