New concerns are being raised over the chemical used in non-stick cookware and the chemicals presence in water supplies, according to Business Insider.
Leaders of a nonprofit environmental research organization said to the Environmental Protection Agency in a letter that contamination from PFOA (perfluorooctanoate) is a national health crisis, according to Business Insider.
New York is among four states where the issue is receiving a lot of attention, according to Business Insider.
The chemical is known to cause cancer and DuPont and 3M have voluntarily stopped using it, according to Business Insider.
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