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Speaking in Philadelphia, the EPA said it will “move forward” with the process of creating a drinking-water limit for the PFAS chemicals that have tainted drinking water and groundwater in communities nationwide.
The EPA will travel to Philadelphia and announce plans to regulate how much PFAS can be in drinking water. The chemicals, used in firefighting foams on military bases, have affected drinking water nationwide.
A House task force wants the Environmental Protection Agency to designate per-and polyfuoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, as hazardous substances and regulate how much of the chemicals can be present in drinking water.