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“A new report marks nearly 30,000 sites across the U.S.—including hundreds in Pennsylvania—that may be leaching a class of toxic chemicals called PFAS into the water supply.
The report by nonprofit Environmental Working Group (EWG) identifies industrial sites known or suspected of releasing the chemicals, based on a list of sites recently released by the EPA that are likely to have used PFAS in the manufacturing process.
‘Electroplating facilities, chemical manufacturers, semiconductor manufacturers, paper mills, a whole range of industries have been implicated in causing this contamination,’ said David Andrews, senior scientist at EWG.
The report does not include water sample measurements because most of the sites have not yet been tested.”…