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EPA’s ‘safe” PFAS level is 6 times too high, blocked report says

Nov. 16, 2017 photo shows a Michigan Department of Environmental Quality contractor sampling a Kent County home's drinking water for PFAS as part of the Wolverine World Wide contamination investigation. (MDEQ)


The Trump administration has blocked a Centers for Disease Control study that is poised to recommend a safety level for PFAS exposure in drinking water that’s six times lower than the current benchmark guiding federal and state contamination response efforts in Michigan, according to emails reported by Politico.