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States Urged To Address PFC Contamination In Absence Of EPA Standard

May 18, 2017
Environmentalists and others are pressing state governments to more aggressively address perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs), a class of emerging contaminants, in drinking water, urging them to set strict enforceable standards in the absence of regulation from EPA. Earlier this month, Delaware Riverkeeper Network petitioned Pennsylvania regulators to set a statewide, enforceable drinking water standard for one of the most common PFCs, perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), primarily in response to high levels of the chemical found in drinking water wells in southeastern Pennsylvania...

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