Known as “forever” chemicals, many PFAS compounds are found in the blood of people and animals all over the world. They also present at low levels in various food products and in the water, air, fish and soil in many areas.
Many environmental advocates have called for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to set enforceable federal discharge standards for PFAS under the Clean Water Act. Currently, no such federal regulations exist. Water utilities in various states have expressed concern that these types of regulations …Continue Reading