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Coosa River Basin Initiative, SELC, plan to sue the city of Calhoun in federal court to stop PFAS pollution in northwest Georgia

Press release from the Southern Environmental Law CenterFor immediate release: February 27th, 2024Contact:Jesse Demonbruen-Chapman, Coosa River Basin Initiative, 706-232-2724,jesse@coosa.orgTerah Boyd, Southern Environmental Law Center, 678-234-7990, tboyd@selcga.org Groups plan lawsuit to stop PFAS pollution in northwest Georgia Coosa River Basin Initiative, SELC, plan to sue the city of Calhoun in federal court ROME, Ga. — On behalf of Coosa River Basin Initiative, the Southern EnvironmentalLaw Center sent the city of Calhoun a notice they intend to sue in Federal District forviolating…

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EPA Releases New Health Advisories for PFAS in Drinking Water.  What Does it Mean for Your Health?

On June 15th, 2022 the EPA released new health advisories (HAs) for a chemical group known as PFAS. The EPA’s health advisories are used by municipalities as guidelines for how to keep our drinking water safe and free from harmful chemicals and contaminants.  Using the most current scientific evidence, they make recommendations for the best ways municipalities can protect public health.  The group of manufactured chemicals in question, PFAS, has been under scrutiny for a number of years as research…

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