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WATER SOURCES IN 43 STATES CONTAIN UNSAFE CHEMICALS THAT CAUSE BIRTH DEFECTS AND CANCER

WATER SOURCES IN 43 STATES CONTAIN UNSAFE CHEMICALS THAT CAUSE BIRTH DEFECTS AND CANCER
PFAS (Per and Polyfluroalkyl Substances) are group of man made chemicals are found in 43 states including drinking water affecting 19 million people in USA.  PFAS compounds are a family of thousands of chemicals used in a wide array of consumer and industrial applications – nonstick cookware, waterproof clothing, grease-resistant food packaging, firefighting foam and many more. Studies link very low concentrations of some PFAS chemicals to cancer, thyroid disease, weakened childhood immunity and other health problems. PFAS chemicals pollute the blood of virtually all Americans, including newborn babies, and they persist forever in the environment.

https://www.ewg.org/interactive-maps/2019_pfas_contamination/

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