The chemicals called “PFAS” have been in the news a lot lately — like the recent revelation that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was allowing PFAS-contaminated water to be treated in Lowell and discharged into the Merrimack River, or the news that chemical giant 3M is suing the state of New Hampshire over the state’s strict PFAS drinking water standards. So, what are these chemicals, anyway? And should we be worried about them? Read more…
- Study finds alarming levels of ‘forever chemicals’ in US mothers’ breast milk
- Chemical giants hid dangers of ‘forever chemicals’ in food packaging
- Committee unanimously endorses bill requiring disclosure of ‘forever chemicals’ in products
- Biomonitoring project will assess Michigan firefighters’ PFAS exposure
- These pets have high levels of forever chemicals in their blood. Has that made them sick?