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PFAS chemicals are ubiquitous. A Pitt scientist is working to protect you from thousands of types at once.

By December 2, 2020PFAS in the news

A single PFAS chemical featured in the movie “Dark Waters” last year about contamination from a Teflon plant in Parkersburg, W.Va. resulted in a $670 million court settlement. A community study showed the chemical was linked to six diseases: kidney cancer, increased cholesterol, ulcerative colitis, thyroid disease, preeclampsia and testicular cancer. Read more…