PFAS

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New York has adopted some of the most aggressive drinking water standards in the U.S. for toxic chemicals, like 1,4-Dioxane and PFOAs.

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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut wants the U.S. military to stop purchasing products that contain PFAS, a toxic chemical commonly found in firefighting foam, food service ware, carpets, rugs and cosmetics.

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PFAS, common chemicals used to make everything from pizza boxes to take-out containers, are associated with risk of miscarriages, according to a new study from Yale. 

Yale Forum On Toxic PFAS Examines Public Health Impact

Dec 16, 2019
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Researchers, regulators and state agencies from Connecticut and New York discussed the latest findings around PFAS, the so-called “forever chemicals,” at a symposium last week at Yale School of Public Health.

Gillibrand Wants EPA To Set Limits On PFAS

Nov 13, 2019
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York
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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York announced new legislation this week that would limit the levels of the toxic chemical PFAS in water sources.

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