North Carolina and Iowa drinking water is most toxic after companies dumped chemicals

A new study has revealed that North Carolina and Iowa have the areas with the most toxic tap water in the nation after several companies dumped chemicals into their water sources for decades.

While nearly half of the tap water in the U.S. was found to be laced with hormone-warping ‘forever chemicals,’ Brunswick County, N.C. and Quad Cities in Iowa, had significantly higher levels of PFAs in their drinking supply.

In the most comprehensive study of its kind, researchers from the US Geological Survey tested water sources at more than 700 locations across the country for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). 

They found that the next…

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