Contamination

White House Says Trump Would Likely Veto Environmental Bill Regulating PFAS

In a statement Tuesday, the White House said they "strongly oppose" a bill that would help prevent PFAS, a type of chemical linked to certain cancers that has been found in drinking water sources across the country, because it would undermine "public confidence in the EPA's decisions."

Don't Drink the Pond Scum

Most sources of drinking water in the U.S. are vulnerable to contamination from toxic forms of algae, and climate change might be increasing the risk.