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The U.S. EPA issued health advisories for PFAS that essentially suggest there is no safe level of PFAS in drinking water.
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In Indigenous communities that have lacked access to safe water for years, getting it is crucial. However, perceptions of the water supply affect consumption.
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In her experience picking up litter along the Lake Huron shoreline, Meag Schwartz has seen a whole lot of cigarette butts.
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Spring showers may bring spring flowers, but they can also carry pollutants into the lake that provides Alpena’s drinking water and many tourism dollars.
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Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with drinking water in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
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At least 13 states allow drilling waste to be used for road de-icing, dust suppression, and maintenance.
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While many private wells provide safe water, the absence of regulation and treatment afforded by larger municipal systems may expose some users to health risks, from bacteria and viruses to chemicals and lead.
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Legislation criticized by opponents as a vehicle for-profit water companies to take over municipal water authorities in Pennsylvania by imposing expensive regulations on them passed the Republican-controlled state Senate.
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In the U.S., only California sets a limit of 100 parts per million of total fluorine in food packaging.
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Data from the Ohio EPA show the additional costs at water treatment plants are paid by customers, not polluters.