What You Need to Know

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are hazardous chemicals linked to severe health issues, including cancer. Found in everything from firefighting foam to non-stick cookware, PFAS contamination has become a significant concern across the United States. This article explores the cities most affected by PFAS, the health implications of exposure, and legal remedies available for victims.

Cities with High PFAS Contamination

Several cities in the United States have alarmingly high levels of PFAS contamination, often linked to nearby military bases and industrial sites. Notable areas include:

Health Effects of PFAS Exposure

PFAS exposure can lead to a range of serious health issues. Research and government studies have identified several health risks, including:

Government Statistics on PFAS Contamination

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), millions of Americans are exposed to PFAS through contaminated drinking water. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have detected PFAS in the blood of nearly all Americans tested. States like Michigan, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina report some of the highest levels of PFAS contamination.

States with the Most PFAS-Contaminated Drinking Water

States heavily impacted by PFAS-contaminated drinking water include:

Legal Remedies for PFAS Exposure

Victims of PFAS contamination have several legal avenues for seeking compensation and justice:

If you or a loved one has been affected by PFAS contamination, consulting with an experienced attorney is crucial. Legal experts can help navigate the complexities of environmental law and ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.


PFAS contamination poses a significant health risk, with many cities across the U.S. facing severe pollution in their drinking water. The link between PFAS exposure and serious health issues, including cancer, underscores the urgency of addressing this crisis. Understanding your legal rights and remedies is essential for holding polluters accountable and securing justice for affected communities.

For more information on PFAS contamination and legal assistance, contact our knowledgeable team at Stag Liuzza, leading the national PFAS injury litigation. We are committed to helping you fight for your health and environmental justice.

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