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Dr. Jessica Ray: PFAS in water supplies

Dr. Jessica Ray, from the University of Washington, will be available for interviews on Monday, April 29, from 1-3 p.m. ET.

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Monday, April 29, from 1-3 p.m. ET

At least 45 percent of the nation’s tap water is estimated to contain chemicals called per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS.

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Dr. Jessica Ray is an assistant professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Washington. She can discuss topics including:

  • What PFAS are used for, why they are called “forever chemicals,” and the risks they pose to people and the environment;
  • The prevalence of PFAS in drinking water and groundwater;
  • Her research on ways to remove PFAS from water; and
  • What, if anything, people can do to protect themselves from PFAS exposure and reduce the amount of PFAS in the environment.

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