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'Limited' CDC funding preventing PFOS/PFOA health study.

On Thursday representatives from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said “limited funding” is preventing the agency from performing a comprehensive health study for local towns affected by drinking water contaminated with perfluorinated compounds.

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