EPA decision soon on chemical compounds tied to health risks

There’s growing evidence that long-term exposure to the perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl compounds, or PFAS, can be dangerous, even in tiny amounts.

The Environmental Protection Agency is looking at how to respond to a public push for stricter regulation of the chemicals, in production since the 1940s.

A decision is expected soon.

apnews.com/78435c74856949f68f9b2a8a28931b74

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