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7.5 million Californians are drinking water tainted with highly-toxic 'forever chemicals,' study finds

Water drunk by 7.5 million Californians is contaminated with PFAs, highly-toxic chemicals that raise cancer risks and never break down in the environment.  The toxins are used to make water- and oil-repellent products, easily migrate into soil and water - then stay there, forever.  The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) advises a cap of 70 parts per trillion (ppt) PFAS in drinking water to mitigate risks that they will cause cancer, reproductive problems and immune system dysfunction.  Read more.....



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