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Source Link: https://thehill.com/policy/equilibrium-sustainability/564185-house-passes-bill-requiring-epa-regulate-forever-chemicals The House on Wednesday approved a bill that would require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish national drinking water standards for “forever chemicals” — a group of toxic compounds linked to kidney and liver issues, among other health problems. The PFAS Action Act...

Link: https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/pfas/health-effects/index.html Statement on Potential Intersection between PFAS Exposure and COVID-19: CDC/ATSDR understands that many of the communities we are engaged with are concerned about how PFAS exposure may affect their risk of COVID-19 infection. We agree that this is an important question. CDC/ATSDR recognizes that exposure to...

Link: https://www.ewg.org/news-insights/news-release/cdc-investigates-potential-link-between-forever-chemicals-and-decreased WASHINGTON – A federal health agency is investigating whether exposure to the fluorinated "forever chemicals" called PFAS could affect the potential effectiveness and duration of a Covid-19 vaccine. In a Nov. 6 letter to Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Mich.), Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and...

Link: https://www.nguoi-viet.com/hoa-ky/7-5-trieu-cu-dan-california-dung-va-uong-nuoc-nhiem-hoa-chat-pfas/ SACRAMENTO, California (NV) – Tổ chức Environmental Working Group (EGW) cho biết có hóa chất nguy hiểm trong những nguồn nước được 7.5 triệu cư dân California sử dụng hoặc uống. Theo đài KTLA, tổ chức bảo vệ môi trường phi lợi nhuận này cho hay...