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Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update

 

November 4, 2019

iz Rosenbaum, a community activist, is the founder and chairperson of the Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition. See the coalition's page on Facebook for regular updates shared by Liz and other members

The last few weeks there really hasn't been much information to share about upcoming events or movement in relation to new developments for our coalition. So, I'd like to start off with a compendium of the basics of the contamination acronyms, which is crucial to understand what everything means since it is good to have a refresher once in awhile.

Let's start off with PFAS: Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. This is the main chemical that encompasses more than 5,000 different types - the family name for all of them. It is a man-made chemical created in the 1940s. It is persistent, doesn'...



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