Tag: Forever Chemicals

EPA imposes first nationwide limit on use of “forever chemicals” in tap water

EPA imposes first nationwide limit on use of “forever chemicals” in tap water

For the first time, the Environmental Protection Agency has established national limits for six types of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances in drinking water. The substances, known as PFAS, are nicknamed “forever chemicals” because they barely degrade and are nearly impossible to destroy; they remain permanently in contaminated air, water, and soil. PFAS have been associated with a higher […]

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