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EPA Warns Hoosick Falls, NY: Don’t Drink PFOA Contaminated Water

perfluorooctanoic acid in drinking water, Hoosick Falls NY

On December 17th, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) warned residents in Hoosick Falls not to drink or cook with village water because of elevated levels of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). As reported by the Times Union: PFOA was used since the 1940s to manufacture industrial and household products such as non-stick coatings and heat-resistant […]