Colorado Springs Business Journal: Chemicals Most Seminal Health Challenge

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In January 2016, the CSBJ reported highly fluorinated toxic industrial chemicals called PFCs contaminated drinking water provided to more than 80,000 residents of Fountain, Security and Widefield.

First synthesized in the 1950s by 3M, these perfluorinated substances have been used by manufacturers worldwide in products that include firefighting foam, nonstick cookware and waterproofing compounds.

John Hazlehurst

Read more at CSBJ.com