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  1. More Than 200 Million Americans Could Have Toxic PFAS Chemicals In Their Drinking Water

    26 Oct 2020- 06:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States A new study by US think tank the Environmental Working Group (EWG) estimates that more than 200 million Americans could have the toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS in their ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/26/2020 - 06:59

  2. Drinking Water Focus For US COVID Stimulus Legislation

    2 Apr 2020- 09:23 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Environmental Working Group EWG today applauded House leaders for making drinking water pollution a priority for the next COVID stimulus bill. Overall, House leaders have proposed to spend more than $7 ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2020 - 09:23

  3. US Military PFAS Restriction Legislation Fails To Satisfy Environment Lobby

    17 Dec 2019- 09:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The United States Congress agreed in draft, 11 December, a Defence Spending Biill that bars the military from use of firefighting foam containing toxic chemicals (per- and poly- fl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/17/2019 - 09:03

  4. Trump Administration Blames Homeless For California Water Woes

    28 Sep 2019- 04:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States A 26 September letter  from the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to the Governor of California cites the agency’s concerns with the state’s slack enforcement of the US� ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2019 - 07:56

  5. Tap Water Carcinogens May Cause 100,000 US Cancer Cases

    25 Sep 2019- 06:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Contamination of tap water in the United States caused by arsenic, byproducts of water disinfectants, and traces of uranium and radium could result in over 100,000 cancer cases in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/25/2019 - 06:48

  6. Ninety US Army Posts Have Contaminated Drinking Water

    12 Sep 2019- 13:11 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Military Times As a Pentagon task force looks into unsafe drinking water on its installations, a new list of Army posts has been added to the roster of bases where per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2019 - 13:38

  7. US Defense Secretary Establishes PFAS Taskforce

    28 Jul 2019- 09:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The day after having been sworn in, new US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper announced the establishment of a task force to address drinking water contaminated by toxic fluorinated c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/28/2019 - 09:01

  8. New USEPA PFAS Recommendations "Not A Serious Response To Drinking Water Contamination Crisis"

    30 Apr 2019- 07:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) last week released  Draft Interim Recommendations to Address Groundwater Contaminated with Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/30/2019 - 07:39

  9. Trump Budget "Would Be A Disaster For Water, Air And Public Health"

    15 Mar 2019- 09:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Environmentalists have sharply criticized US President Trump’s propsed 2020 budget that seeks deep cuts in funding for the Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), the government d ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2019 - 09:46

  10. Hispanic Americans Disproportionately Exposed To Dangerous Levels Of Nitrates In Drinking Water

    21 Jan 2019- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEWTON, MA On the back of conncern about US drinking water quality following the Flint, Michigan crisis, new research observes relatively higher nitrate levels are evident in US systems that tend to serve comm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2019 - 08:26

  11. Loosely-Regulated Carcinogen Found in the Drinking Water of 27 States

    7 Sep 2017- 14:01 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Organic Authority Tests conducted by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) on water samples taken from 45 states have revealed higher than average levels of 1,4-Dioxane, a chemical the EPA classifies a ...

    Local Press Report - 09/07/2017 - 14:01