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EPA implements new regulations for 'forever chemicals.' What does that mean for Louisiana's water?

May 13, 2024


The Environmental Protection Agency recently implemented rules that aim to reduce the amount of PFAS, or "forever chemicals," Americans are exposed to.

Because Louisiana is one of the states that has not established its own regulations, it will be subject to the federal government's standards.

Here's what we know about the prevalence of PFAS in Louisiana and what the new rules will mean for the state’s drinking water.


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