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Soon, the House will consider adding #PFAS to the hazardous substance list under #Superfund. Here’s why that matters.

A THREAD.

(you can also read my blog on the subject)
ewg.org/news-and-analy…
#PFAS are a group of chemicals that have been used for decades in a wide variety of industrial, consumer, and military applications. @EWG’s contamination map (updated today!) has identified over 700 sites where PFAS has been detected.
ewg.org/interactive-ma…
@ewg #PFAS chemicals are largely unregulated and there are very few reporting requirements, so no one really knows everywhere where #PFAS have been released. Currently there are no federal limits on how much PFAS can be released into air or water or where it can be disposed.
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[1] You are going to like this #TeamW -

#Agrico #Superfund site in Pensacola Florida

How did RADIOACTIVE waste wind up at a fertilizer production facility ?
[2] Well I dont know - but I CAN tell you that #Agrico Chemical is what was formerly known as the American Agricultural Chemical Company ...
[3] The American Agricultural Chemical Company (or AACC) was led for many years by William Whiteley Baker Sr., who passed in 1918 . His legend was called out here in the American Fertilizer 1918 issue.
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