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Maryland Lawmakers Debate Ban on “Forever Chemicals”

By February 17, 2021February 19th, 2021PFAS in the news

After World War II, the DuPont chemical company began marketing Teflon, the miraculous-seeming nonstick agent sold on pots and pans around the world.

Then a farmer who lived near a DuPont plant in Parkersburg, West Virginia, watched 190 of his cows die with blackened teeth, swollen organs, and mysterious illnesses. The farmer and his wife got cancer. Read more…