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EPA Makes Long-Awaited Start to Setting Health Limits for Two PFAS Chemicals
02/27/20 - Jon Hurdle for NJ Spotlight
Critics say states should set their own standards because any federal rules could take years
Dark Waters: is pollution threat a ‘ticking timebomb’?
02/26/20 - David Megson for The Conversation
New Mark Ruffalo film is helping to popularise the story of PFAS pollution
Fighting Forever Chemicals
03/09/20 - Thomas Smith and Peter Meyers for Water Quality Products
Fighting Forever Chemicals - Where They Come From And How to Measure and Remove Them
Bloomfield Now in Compliance with State and Federal Guidelines on Lead and Water Treatment Chemical Levels
03/02/20 - TAPinto Bloomfield Staff
Bloomfield Now in Compliance on Lead and Water Treatment Chemical Levels
The ‘forever chemicals’ fueling a public health crisis in drinking water
03/18/20 - Tom Perkins for The Guardian
About 700 PFAS-contaminated sites have been identified across the US
Breaking Down Toxic PFAS
03/03/20 - Jessica A. Knoblauch for Earthjustice
What PFAS are, why they’re harmful, and what we can do to protect ourselves from them.
Five Toms River Water Wells Are Found With Chemicals
02/28/20 - Vin Ebenau for 92.7 WOBM
Chemicals found in Toms River Wells
Toxic 'forever chemicals' found in drinking water throughout US
03/11/20 - Joshua Bote for USA Today
U.S. tap water a 'toxic soup' of man-made chemicals
What are PFAS Chemicals?
03/13/20 - Environmental Working Group (EWG)
The ‘Forever Chemicals’ in 99% of Americans
America’s Clean Water Crisis
02/20/20 - Justin Worland for Time
America’s Clean Water Crisis Goes Far Beyond Flint. There’s No Relief in Sight
‘Forever Chemicals’ In Your Drinking Water, It Is Worse Than Previously Thought
03/20/20 - Bruce Y. Lee for Forbes
Nothing lasts forever. Except for perhaps that drunk text that you sent and PFAS in your drinking water.
Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’ Found in More Than 500 New Jersey Water Systems
01/13/20 - Jon Hurdle for NJ Spotlight
Toxic PFAS Chemicals found in NJ Water
Tap water treated with chlorine produces toxic carcinogens, study finds
02/10/20 - Joshua Bote for USA Today
A new study from raises concerns about the most common water treatment found in American tap water
New Jersey Senate passes water quality legislation
02/11/20 - David Hutter for NJ Biz
The New Jersey Senate passed two pieces of legislation on Monday to address concerns about water infrastructure and water quality
Cancer-Linked Contaminants In Asbury Park Area's Water: Report
01/20/20 - Tom Davis, Patch Staff
A new study found drinking water is often less safe than what the federal government may deem legal.
People In 43 US Cities Are Drinking Toxic "Forever Chemicals"
01/22/20 - Dan Vergano for Buzzfeed News
Drinking water was contaminated in 43 US cities, a new study found
This Could Be Biggest Danger That Snow Poses
01/20/20 - Tom Davis, Patch Staff
The rising use of road salt has been linked to lead contamination in drinking water
Homes, buildings should be tested for radon every 2 years
02/06/20 - Jen Ursillo for New Jersey 101.5
Radon testing should be done every 2 years
Bergen County Drinking Water Sample Ranks 4th in National Study for Toxic PFAS
02/06/20 - Scott Fallon for NorthJersey.com
Bergen County drinking water sample ranks fourth for toxic PFAS in national study
NJ DEP Adds More New Parameters to NJ PWTA Test for Home Sales/Rentals
05/01/19
3 Synthetic Organic Compounds (Chemicals) have been added to the standard PWTA test.
 
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