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EPA proposes first limits on toxic ‘forever chemicals’ for public drinking water

While states like Pennsylvania and New Jersey have already set PFAS limits for public water systems, the EPA proposal is more restrictive and would apply nationwide.
By Zoë Read/WHYY

Pennsylvania sets drinking water standards on two ‘forever chemical’ PFAS compounds

There are no federal maximum contaminant levels for PFAS. Pennsylvania joins others states that have set their own.

By Susan Phillips

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People in Bucks and Montgomery County learn more about their exposure to the toxic chemicals in PFAS study

More than 1,000 people have had their blood tested for the so-called “forever chemicals” to help scientists understand more about the health effects of the class of chemicals found in several products.

By Zoë Read/WHYY

York County creek worst in the country for PFAS pollution, study says

The Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper found high levels of chemicals known as PFAS in the Kreutz Creek Watershed in York County.

By Rachel McDevitt

How the way we eliminate toxic PFAS from water also takes an environmental toll

Protecting people’s health has a consequence: The technology most effective at removing PFAS contributes to the carbon footprint.

By Zoë Read/WHYY

Pennsylvania asks for input on PFAS rule

The Department of Environmental Protection found PFAS in about one-third of 114 Pennsylvania water systems.

By Rachel McDevitt