“People exposed to the chemicals known as PFCs at the former Pease Air Force base could soon be taking part in a new national health study.

A defense spending bill signed into law by President Trump on Tuesday included an amendment on PFCs backed by New Hampshire’s congressional delegation.

The amendment directs the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to carry out a first-of-its-kind national health study on the effects of perfluorinated chemicals, or PFCs. Some evidence has linked PFCs to cancer, but overall their effect on human health is poorly understood.”

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