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22 Carcinogens Found in U.S. Tap Water

Contaminants in tap water may increase the cancer risk for thousands of Americans over a lifetime.  USA Today reported on a study where the Environmental Working Group (EWG) cited 22 carcinogens commonly found in tap water — including arsenic, byproducts of water disinfectants and radionuclides such as uranium and radium — that could cumulatively result in over 100,000 cancer cases over the span of a lifetime.  Read more.....

 

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