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Mark Ruffalo: Dangerous chemical found in water and ‘every one of you’

The ‘Avengers’ actor testified Tuesday afternoon on the Hill

Actor Mark Ruffalo at a press conference discussing the ‘Fight Forever Chemicals’ campaign on Tuesday. The campaign coincides with the release of the film ‘Dark Waters’ starring Mark Ruffalo inspired by the true story of a corporate defense attorney, who discovers a community has been dangerously exposed to deadly chemicals for decades. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
Actor Mark Ruffalo at a press conference discussing the ‘Fight Forever Chemicals’ campaign on Tuesday. The campaign coincides with the release of the film ‘Dark Waters’ starring Mark Ruffalo inspired by the true story of a corporate defense attorney, who discovers a community has been dangerously exposed to deadly chemicals for decades. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

Actor Mark Ruffalo testified before a House Oversight subcommittee on Tuesday about manmade chemicals known as PFAS, which the EPA says can cause adverse health effects in humans.

 

“They are found in the blood of people in Oatman, Arizona, and they are found in the blood of people in Fargo, [North] Dakota. They are found in me, they are found in my kids. They are found in every one of you,” Ruffalo said.

 

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