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Sci Tech    H4'ed 12/17/19

"Dark Waters" Tells Half the Story of PFAS (Poly Fuorinated Alkyl Substances) Contamination

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The truth is that our drinking water is loaded with carcinogens and other dangerous chemicals while the legal limits for contaminants in tap water have not been updated in almost 20 years. What’s in your water?  See the Environmental Working Group’s Tap Water Database to find out. 

The movie never mentions the military and the role it plays in poisoning folks in Parkersburg and in thousands of communities adjacent to military bases worldwide. DuPont was a major supplier of the DOD’s aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) used in routine fire-fighting exercises on military bases. Dupont has announced it will voluntarily phase out the use of PFOS and PFOA by the end of 2019 while it no longer manufactures or sells firefighting foam to the DOD. Instead, its spinout Chemours, and the chemical giant 3M  are filling Pentagon orders for the carcinogens that may find a way into your body.

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