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Most Americans are oblivious to ‘forever chemicals’ and risks

A first-of-its-kind public awareness study by Texas Water Resources Institute scientists shows that knowledge of PFAS chemicals is low.

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Meet a scientist: Garrett McKay

Meet Garrett McKay, Ph.D., assistant professor position in the Zachry Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Texas A&M University, who leads an Aquatic Chemistry lab and researches environmental photochemistry.  

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What are PFAS?

An introduction to the science behind per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances and their implications for human and environmental health.

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New administration signals changes for toxic “forever chemicals” in drinking water

With a new presidential administration, regulations may be coming for PFAS, potentially carcinogenic chemicals that have seeped into drinking water across the country.

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TWRI’s Winter 2020 txH2O published

We recently published the Winter 2020 issue of our magazine, txH2O, highlighting the connection between water and health, including pathogens, poverty, PFAS and other water-health issues and developing potential solutions. 

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