PFAS (Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) is a group of man-made, carcinogenic chemicals that have been all over modern life for years; from non-stick pans and stain-resistant carpets to packaging and waterproof clothing.
This highly toxic substance is no longer discharged in industrial water drainage – but it’s not consigned to history either.
The truth is that PFAS might be in your drinking water…so keep reading to learn more about:
Posted by: Rhona Reid On November 14, 2018 8:23 pm
Water: refreshing, hydrating…deadly?
Sorry to be the bearers of bad news, but it’s time to make some tough, but necessary, choices about the water you drink. The stuff that comes out of your taps – or even out of a bottle – might contain a few unwelcome elements and some that are positively deadly.
Here are 8 ways that your drinking water may be killing you:
1) Pesticides and Herbicides I
Designed to withstand attacks from insects and weeds, these powerful chemical formulations won’t just rinse away with a splash under the tap.
As I have written lately, you can’t open a newspaper, listen to the radio or turn on your television set without reading, hearing, or seeing something pertaining to water.
From the California drought to chemical spills in West Virginia and the algae blooms in Ohio, water is definitely in the news.
Today, it’s in New Jersey, where the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) announced last week (August 12th) that the capping of the two landfills in the townships of Cinnaminson and Duran, New Jersey, didn’t require any more action to be taken as the current measures have proven to be effective. The sites drew national attention when the federal government …