Silent Spring Institute Northeastern University--Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute Michigan State University Toxics Action Center Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition Testing for PEASE

New PFAS study reveals ‘forever’ pollutants persisting in NM’s waters

By January 19, 2021PFAS in the news

Winding its way through forests of conifer and aspen, cottonwoods and sycamores, the Gila River descends out of the nation’s first wilderness area, designated in 1924. For almost a century, a U.S. Geological Survey stream gage just below that boundary has tracked the river’s flows.   

Now, samples from that spot reveal the presence of toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.  Read more…