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Showing posts with label Alabama water systems and the EPA. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Alabama water systems and the EPA. Show all posts

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Study: Eight Alabama water systems have excessive levels of two chemicals


Study: Eight Alabama water systems have excessive levels of two chemicals


Article Excerpt: "... eight supply systems in North Alabama contains excessive amounts of two chemicals; perfluorooctane sulfonate, known as PFOS, and perfluorooactanoic acid, known commonly as PFOA. Both are man-made chemicals that are commonly used in products like nonstick cookware, waterproof clothing, and firefighting foam. Long term exposure to PFOS and PFOA is believed to lead to health problems ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com