ATSDR Warning On PFAS Worsening COVID Risks Drives New Rule Push

July 8, 2020
Recent warnings from a federal health agency that exposures to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) may worsen outcomes from COVID-19 are driving new calls for EPA regulation of the chemicals in products, though one researcher says states are more likely to act than the Trump administration. “Current policies that allow these chemicals to remain in the environment, drinking water, and commonly used products are putting human health, and our future, at risk,” a group of prominent researchers wrote in a...

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