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Understanding the “forever chemicals” PFAS that are all around us
GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Steps away from the home Willie Williams has lived in for more than 30 years lies some of the water with the most PFAS or “forever chemical” contamination in the state.
“When you hear the word chemical, that gives you a reaction like is it toxic,” he said.
According to a lawsuit filed by South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson, Big Generostee Creek in Anderson had a recent reading showing 754 parts per trillion of forever chemicals.
“Is it toxic towards me, my family, and all the neighbors around here?” wondered Williams.