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Drinking water standard set in United States to protect population from ‘forever chemicals’

EPA offers $1 billion for public water system testing

April 10, 2024  By Ground Water Canada

Washington – The United States is introducing its first drinking water standard to protect its population from “forever chemicals” in drinking water. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is offering $1 billion so that states can initiate public water system testing. The chemicals known as PFAS are linked to cancer and are difficult to break down within the human body and the environment. The Globe and Mail report | READ MORE

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