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Room nationwide investigation of chemical GenX in drinking water

Room nationwide investigation of chemical GenX in drinking water

In the whole of the Netherlands must be exactly identified, or how many GenX there is in the water, find a Kamermeerderheid. Many politicians are shocked after the AD reported that the chemical substance on at least six places in South-Holland in tap water prevents.

The drinking water is still safe because it is still low values, toxicologists, and water utility companies. But the Members of parliament of the VVD, PVV, CDA, D66, SP, GroenLinks and PvdA are not happy, according to the AD.

GenX is used in the production of Teflon and is discharged by chemicals company Chemours in Dordrecht.

The AD showed tap water from Dordrecht, Rotterdam, Gouda, the netherlands, Goeree, Spijkenisse and Alblasserdam studies on the presence of GenX. From the research, carried out by the Free University, show that the substance in all the places already in the water.

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