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EWG PFAS Testimony for the Record to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform

Because PFAS are “forever chemicals” that never break down once released into the environment, they build up in our blood and organs. About one-quarter of Americans have unsafe PFAS levels in their blood. Major sources of PFAS contamination are firefighting foams made with PFAS, industrial discharges of PFAS into the air and water, and PFAS used in food packaging and other everyday consumer products. Once released into the environment, PFAS chemicals enter our bodies through our food and drinking water, among other routes.  Read more....



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