If you are reading this right now it is probably already in your body. Will it cause infertility if you are a male? If you are female, will it cause you to miscarry your fetus, or damage your child before it is even born? Will the PFAS in your body cause diabetes, cancer in your liver, thyroid disease, asthma, and will it prevent your COVID vaccine from working as it should? Every day scientists are coming closer to the conclusion that yes, it will do all these things.
PFAS is the acronym used for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances. These widely-used “forever” lasting chemicals are in widespread use in the manufacturing of consumer products. They are in so many products – from the foam that firefighters use to extinguish blazes, to the fibers in your outdoor clothing, to the coating in your non-stick pan.Yesterday in Denver, the House Energy & Environment Committee heard testimony about HB 1345 which seeks to end the use of PFAS in the manufacture of consumer products. Similar efforts are already underway in other states. IX Power Clean Water provided commentary endorsing this bill. We are working on a viable solution for removing PFAS from water. But, just developing technologies for removing existing PFAS is not going to save humanity from the health problems caused by this contaminant. And, the problem is not just on military bases; it is everywhere!

We can’t continue using this class of poisons in our everyday products. Please tell your state representative to support HB1345.
See the bill at:  https://lnkd.in/dyYkmt4T

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