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What you need to know about toxic “forever chemicals” the EPA is restricting

The EPA recently set new limits on the toxic chemicals used to make everything from nonstick pans to firefighting foam. Here’s how to protect yourself and your family.

3M’s Cordova chemical plant in Illinois on the Mississippi River upstream from the Quad Cities on Dec. 7, 2022. The company said it will stop making PFAS chemicals in 2025.

What are PFAS? 

Where have PFAS been detected?

How do I know if my water is contaminated with PFAS?  

How do PFAS get in drinking water?

What are the health risks of PFAS?

How do I reduce exposure to PFAS?

How can PFAS be removed from drinking water?

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