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“July 6 (UPI) — A new analysis of drinking water in the United States found Environmental Protection Agency tests are missing large levels of ‘forever chemicals’ exposing millions to health risks, according to The Guardian.

The Guardian analysis found the EPA’s testing is too limited in scope and undercounts PFAS pollutants.

‘The EPA is doing the bare minimum it can and that’s putting people’s health at risk,’ said Kyla Bennett, policy director at the advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.

The Guardian used a ‘total organic fluorine,’ or TOF, test to measure its water samples and compared the results with the EPA 537 method. The levels showed a large disparity in seven of the locations, including Portsmouth, N.H., where levels were 10 parts per trillion in the EPA test and 164ppt in the TOF test. The samples taken in Alaska and Michigan did not show a discrepancy.” …