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PFASs Chemicals – Protecting Our Drinking Water And Our Health

August 9, 2018

PFASs is a class of human-made chemicals which includes Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances These chemicals are very long-lived, which means that they remain in the environment and in humans and wildlife for a very long time. Two of these chemicals, PFOA and PFOS are relatively well known, and manufacturers have voluntarily stopped producing them. However, PFOA and PFAS continue to be detected at contaminated sites, in water, and in our bodies.

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Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CEC): An Early Warning Sign

March 4, 2019

People and industry use tens of thousands of chemicals. A vast array of these chemicals have been found in our environment, where we consider them contaminants of emerging concern or CECs.

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Profiles in Prevention -- Urban Growler Brewing Company

February 20, 2019

Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund are recognizing the people and organizations who have made choices that have prevented pollution from entering our environment.  Some actions are big, so

Profiles in Prevention -- Ladibugs

February 19, 2019

Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund are recognizing the people and organizations who have made choices that have prevented pollution from entering our environment.  Some actions are big, so

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Profiles in Prevention -- Do Good Diapers

February 19, 2019

Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund are recognizing the people and organizations who have made choices that have prevented pollution from entering our environment.  Some actions are big, so

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Profiles in Prevention -- NaturaLawn of America

February 19, 2019

Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund are recognizing the people and organizations who have made choices that have prevented pollution from entering our environment.  Some actions are big, so