U.S. drinking water widely contaminated with 'forever chemicals' .. The
contamination of U.S. drinking water with man-made "forever chemicals" is
far worse than previously estimated .. "It's nearly impossible to avoid
contaminated drinking water from these chemicals," .. The White House and
the EPA had tried to stop the report from being published. ..
Throughout 2019 and now in 2020, the staggering scope of the new American
health crisis has come sharply into focus. About 700 PFAS-contaminated
sites have been identified nationwide .. Nearly every source of surface
water in the country is contaminated. .. Recent tests revealed dangerous
levels in rain, a range of foods and sewage sludge that farmers spread on
cropland as fertilizer. It is estimated that PFAS are in 99% of Americans'
In short, "it's nearly impossible to escape contamination" ..