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Funding for PFOA chemical research

July 27, 2019 03:26 PM

New York State is getting nearly a million dollars from the Federal Government to study the health concerns associated with toxic chemicals in the water. 

The $900,000 grant will support testing on chemicals like PFOA, found in Hoosick Falls drinking water. 

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Those chemicals also have been found in Newburgh and Suffolk County and have been linked to certain cancers and other serious health problems. 

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Muneib Chater

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