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America’s big PFAS clean up: Polluters must pay

In the USA, the administration of President Biden and Kamala Harris has finalised the country’s first National Drinking Water Standard designed specifically to protect people from exposure to per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), while the EPA has pledged to make polluters pay for cleaning up waters supplies.

More appropriately known as per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances, the term PFAS encompasses a group of almost 10,000 chemicals that are used in everything from fire-fighting foam, waterproof clothing, and non-stick cooking pans, and much more.

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