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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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Wisconsin Republicans will allow regulations Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ administration developed to control pollution from a group of chemicals known as PFAS to take effect.
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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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Waukesha County Circuit Judge Michael Bohren said because of the importance and impact of his ruling, it made sense to keep it on hold while the state Department of Natural Resources appeals.
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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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Marshfield and Adams have joined the list of Wisconsin cities that have shut down municipal wells due to PFAS contamination.
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The presence of PFAS chemicals in drinking water could be exposing thousands of Hoosiers to a series of adverse health conditions.
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