June 12, 2024

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‘Dangerously high levels’ of toxic forever chemicals have been found in drinking water of communities surrounding US military bases, new report reveals

Daily Mail UK

Toxic ‘forever chemicals’ have been detected at ‘dangerously high levels’ in the drinking water of communities near US Department of Defense (DoD) installations, reveals a new report from the Environmental Working Group (EWG).

Several types of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), which are chemicals used in products that resists heat, oil and grease, were detected in drinking water in areas near military bases.

Most of the forever chemicals stem from the use of firefighting foam on the installations.

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