KidzTube
Welcome
Login / Register

How forever chemicals polluted Americas water

Thanks! Share it with your friends!

URL

You disliked this video. Thanks for the feedback!

Sorry, only registred users can create playlists.
URL


 Environmental   |   Science
 Find Related Videos  added
31 Views

Description

Why 99% of Americans have these chemicals in their blood.

Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab

North Carolinas Cape Fear River is a massive water system. It stretches across the lower half of the state, collecting runoff from 29 counties and providing water to millions of people. But in the city of Wilmington, where the river meets the Atlantic Ocean, the water has residents worried.

In a 2019 test of tap water, Wilmington and neighboring Brunswick county were among the top five areas for high levels of PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances a group of man-made chemicals commonly used for making nonstick or water-resistant products. Now North Carolina is reckoning with the legacy of pollution upstream and discovering what decades of PFAS contamination means for the rest of the country.

Check out these links to learn more:

https://darkwaters.participant.com/action/

https://www.ewg.org/research/national-pfas-testing/

Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com.

Watch our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE

Follow Vox on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o

Or Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H

Post your comment

Comments

Be the first to comment









RSS