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Study finds PFAS in groundwater around the world is exceeding allowable levels

Samples taken from sources with no known contamination sources are excessive

April 9, 2024  By Ground Water Canada

A new study has found PFAS, or forever chemicals, is being found in groundwater and surface water at levels higher than international regulators have permitted. The chemicals have been found throughout the world, including the Arctic, on Mt. Everest and in such wildlife as polar bears, penguins and whales. Thirty-one per cent of groundwater samples taken exceeded threshold limits, even though they came from sources with no known source of contamination. CTV News report | READ MORE

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