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Local Residents Demand a Seat at the Table with EPA Over PFAS Contamination of Water

 


Today kicks off the the EPA’s National Leadership Summit on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in Washington D.C., and communities who are dealing with the toxic crisis in their drinking water are demanding to be heard, including community members from Security, Widefield, and Fountain.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt convened the summit to bring together stakeholders to take action on PFAS, the family of chemicals found in non-stick, waterproof and stain resistant products, firefighting foam, and the drinking water of over 15 million U.S. residents. Representatives from state gove...



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