Study finds Alabama has second most contaminated drinking water sites

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – A new study finds Alabama is tied with New Hampshire and second only to New Jersey for the number of drinking water sites contaminated with toxic chemicals. The Environmental Working Group and Northeastern University released the report last week highlighting locations contamination levels of highly fluorinated toxic chemicals known as PFCs or PFAs in drinking water. The study created an interactive map identifying locations throughout the country. “PFCs are chemicals previously used for Scotchguard for waterproofing, things like that….

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