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Rob Long Will Make Sure Every Delray Beach resident has access to clean, safe drinking water

Feb 15, 2023

DELRAY BEACH, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, February 14, 2023 /EINPresswire.com/ -- On October 26, 2020, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility released concerning information about the level of forever chemicals, or PFAS, in Delray drinking water. When Rob heard this, he immediately informed Delray residents through his newsletter and suggested Delray Beach consider implementing its own tougher water quality standard.

In response to that suggestion, Rob's opponent accused him of needlessly scaring residents and attempted to remove Rob from the Delray Beach Planning and Zoning Board. A few months later, the Florida Department of Health ordered Delray Beach to commence strict water testing for these cancer-causing forever chemicals, which were above EPA advisory limits at several locations in the city.
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