toxic chemicals

Food in plastic containers.
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KYW Staff
December 10, 2019 - 4:37 pm
Recently, a disturbing statistic was released which found that more than 90% of Americans ages six and older have detectable levels of a toxic chemical that can be found in plastics. Read more here.
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Kim Glovas
September 22, 2019 - 7:00 am
One of the largest hardware stores in the nation has announced it will no longer carry carpets and rugs treated with Scotchgard.
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ILE- In this Aug. 14, 2017 file photo, a couple kayak on the Rogue River adjacent to where Wolverine World Wide's tannery once stood, in Rockford, Mich.
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February 14, 2019 - 5:49 pm
(AP) — Under pressure from Congress, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it would move toward setting safety limits for a class of highly toxic chemicals contaminating drinking water around the country. Environmentalists, congressional Democrats and state officials countered that the...
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Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler is in Philadelphia to announce an action plan to deal with PFAS, which has affected drinking water in communities like Horsham, Warrington and Warminster.
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Jim Melwert
February 14, 2019 - 10:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The acting director of the Environmental Protection Agency was in Philadelphia on Thursday to announce what’s being billed as the "first-ever, comprehensive national plan" to address contaminants in drinking water, especially around military bases like the Horsham...
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