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EPA Proposes Listing PFAS As Drinking Water Contaminants

PFAS are substances found in firefighting foams and protective gear.
PFAS are substances found in firefighting foams and protective gear.

A group of chemicals called PFAS are common in many household items, and potentially causing health problems. Monday, the EPA included them in the draft of its latest list of water contaminants, setting the groundwork for potential regulation.

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