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EPA finalizes new rules for companies producing toxic PFAS chemicals

Companies must now notify the EPA if they want to resume the production of certain PFAS chemicals.
By Zoë Read/WHYY

Pennsylvania to increase PFAS monitoring in rivers and streams

The announcement comes a month after the USGS found 76% of waterways in the state contain PFAS.
By Zoë Read/WHYY

More than 70% of Pennsylvania rivers, streams contain PFAS

Valley Creek is just one waterway out of many across the U.S. with elevated PFAS levels caused by wastewater treatment plants and electronics manufacturing facilities.
By Zoë Read/WHYY

Advocates say proposed cuts to EPA would hurt PFAS control efforts

PFAS have been linked to some cancers, thyroid disease, developmental delays in children, and other health conditions.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

How to filter PFAS out of your tap water

A new report finds almost 50% of tap water contains PFAS. Here’s what you can do to reduce it from your drinking supply.
By Zoë Read/WHYY