Cancer-causing chemicals found in Australia's drinking water

Cancer-causing chemicals found in Australia's drinking water
They're called forever chemicals, thousands of substances under the banner PFAS that have been around for decades and found in all sorts of products. But when it comes to drinking water, the US EPA is now proposing a lower acceptable limit. the US regulatory authorities have said clearly that they do not think there is a safe level of exposure. The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age Owned by 9 analyzed the latest publicly available data from 2011, which suggests two of the chemicals have been found at high levels in the drinking water. Of up to 1.8 million Australians that include suburbs in all of the capital cities and in regional centres around Australia. But health experts here say we have little, if anything to worry about. I think we should be very, very comfortable that our drinking water across all Australian communities is safe. The latest data should be very reassuring and in fact, I'd be very comfortable to drink water from anywhere in Australia at the at the current level. I'll have details of what authorities here are doing and a response from the federal Health Minister. 9 news at six.
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