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You’ve Already Been Exposed to Toxic PFAS. But You Can Take Steps to Minimize Future Exposure.

by Modern Farmer | December 20, 2023
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly abbreviated as PFAS or “forever chemicals,” are ubiquitous. They have also been associated with debilitating health impacts, such as cancer, birth defects, liver disease, kidney disease and more. This can make it overwhelming to know what ...

Toxic PFAS are Everywhere, and Remain Largely Unregulated

The Haw River cuts through North Carolina’s Piedmont region from its source in Forsyth County. The river is undeniably beautiful. But per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly abbreviated as PFAS, are not visible to the naked eye. PFAS are chemicals that have been linked to ...

EPA Announces Plan to Regulate ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Drinking Water

by Modern Farmer | January 20, 2021
“Just before leaving office, the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency announced some changes regarding the regulation of a group of chemicals known as PFAS, or sometimes branded as “forever chemicals.” Most recently, just a day before the end of Trump’s only ...
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