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  • GenX: Two Studies Show Growth Of Contaminated Water Areas

    Blue Ridge Public Radio - 05/02/2018


    EWG worked with Northeastern University in Boston to create an analysis and map of perfluorinated compound problem areas.

    Phil Brown is a Professor of Health Sciences at Northeastern.

    “It became very clear very quickly that there were a lot of contamination episodes and the main reason we found them was not because government was reporting them but because they were reported by radio stations, by local newspapers, they were discovered by citizens groups, they were located and made public by very ordinary people who had no background in environmental health or political advocacy.”


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