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The Dangers From PFAS, 'Forever Chemicals' Found in Drinking Water

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are artificial chemicals used in many everyday consumer and industrial products. They're dubbed "forever" because they don't break down in the environment, and can have adverse effects on humans when absorbed or ingested. In the U.S., the Environmental Protection Agency launched a three-year campaign to eliminate PFAS use, though the damage caused may already be too great.

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