Forever Chemicals: Water Contamination from PFOA, PFOS, and other PFAS

The introduction of per- and polyfluorinated compounds (PFASs) in the mid-twentieth century unleashed a wave of persistent and toxic chemicals into the environment, contaminating everything from food and drinking water to the dust around us. Also known as “forever chemicals,” these substances continue to persist in the environment and in our bodies even after a partial phase-out of their production in the United States

Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) in Water

What’s In My Water?