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PFAS Power Lawyers Steer Multibillion-Dollar Litigation Boom

Legions of lawyers are working behind the scenes on multibillion-dollar litigation over a class of human-made chemicals known as PFAS—a legal snarl so vast it’s drawn comparisons to the groundbreaking lawsuits against the tobacco industry.

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PFAS: The 'Forever Chemicals'

97% of Americans have a detectable amount of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, in their blood, but we don’t yet know all of their health effects. The EPA says more than 600 PFAS chemicals are in the marketplace in the U.S. While states are racing to regulate PFAS, while the federal government lags.

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