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NJ Adopts Strict Standards on Two Toxic Chemicals in Drinking Water

New Jersey is finally adopting tough new health standards for two toxic PFAS chemicals in drinking water a year after proposing them and up to three years after state scientists recommended them. The state Department of Environmental Protection confirmed Monday that a proposed rule setting maximum contaminant limits on PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid) and PFOS (perfluorooctanesulfonic acid), two of the most prevalent and widely studied of the PFAS family of chemicals, had been sent to the Office of Administrative Law, as required, on March 31, the day before it would have expired.  Read more.....

 

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