EPA outlines plan for dealing with toxic chemicals in water

Politicians and environmentalists are ratcheting up the pressure on the Environmental Protecting Agency to take the first step in regulating drinking water contaminated with a toxic, long-lasting family of chemicals called PFAS or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. The agency has not yet announced what steps it will take. A plan that was supposed to be released by late last … Continue reading Chemicals Found Ski Gloves and Frying Pans Also Showing Up in US Waterways. EPA, California Consider Regulation →

EPA outlines plan for dealing with toxic chemicals in water

Under strong pressure from Congress, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday that it will move ahead this year with a process that could lead to setting a safety threshold for a group ...

Thu 14 Feb 19 from Phys.org

EPA decision soon on chemical compounds tied to health risks

The chemical compounds are all around you. They're on many fabrics, rugs and carpets, cooking pots and pans, outdoor gear, shampoo, shaving cream, makeup and even dental floss. Increasing numbers ...

Mon 11 Feb 19 from Phys.org

US EPA unrolls plan to address PFAS pollution

Agency seeks cleanups, polluter liability, and a national limit for PFOS and PFOA in drinking water

Thu 14 Feb 19 from CandEN

IHS Transferred Doctor From One Agency-Run Hospital To Another After Officials Concluded He Was Molesting Children

Following a Frontline and Wall Street Journal investigation, HHS is now investigating why the Indian Health Services allowed a pediatrician to continue working for the federal agency for 21 ...

Thu 14 Feb 19 from Kaiser Health News

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