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Read the latest news and updates on PFAS. From policy and litigation, to community action, to the most recent science, learn how different groups in the U.S.—and the world—are responding to the PFAS contamination crisis.

PFAS in the news

November 8, 2019 in PFAS in the news, PFAS-REACH team news

What Are PFAS Chemicals, And Should I Be Freaking Out About Them?

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…

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October 14, 2019 in PFAS in the news

Hundreds of wells are contaminated across California. Find out where.

Nearly 300 wells and other sources of drinking water across California contain PFOS and PFOA.  This year, state regulators mandated testing at wells with a high risk of contamination. Of…

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October 10, 2019 in PFAS in the news, PFAS-REACH team news

Eating at home reduces your exposure to toxic ‘forever chemicals’

We know that homemade meals are usually more nutritious than the fries-burger-soda combo from your nearest fast food outlet. But that’s not the only reason cooking your own food is…

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PFAS-REACH team in the news

November 8, 2019 in PFAS in the news, PFAS-REACH team news

What Are PFAS Chemicals, And Should I Be Freaking Out About Them?

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…

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October 18, 2019 in PFAS-REACH events, PFAS-REACH team news

Pease Study community meeting on October 24, 2019

CDC and ATSDR staff will hold public availability sessions on October 24, 2019 to kick-off the Pease Study and register participants exposed to PFAS through drinking water at the Pease…

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October 10, 2019 in PFAS in the news, PFAS-REACH team news

Eating at home reduces your exposure to toxic ‘forever chemicals’

We know that homemade meals are usually more nutritious than the fries-burger-soda combo from your nearest fast food outlet. But that’s not the only reason cooking your own food is…

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PFAS-REACH events

October 18, 2019 in PFAS-REACH events, PFAS-REACH team news

Pease Study community meeting on October 24, 2019

CDC and ATSDR staff will hold public availability sessions on October 24, 2019 to kick-off the Pease Study and register participants exposed to PFAS through drinking water at the Pease…

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September 26, 2019 in PFAS-REACH events

PFAS Workshop at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine is hosting a workshop from September 26-27, 2019 in Washington, DC to identify opportunities to understand, control, and prevent exposure to PFAS….

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September 26, 2019 in PFAS-REACH events

Testing for Pease Co-Founder Andrea Amico to speak at TedXPortsmouth

Andrea Amico, Co-Founder of Testing for Pease and community partner for PFAS-REACH, will be speaking at TedXPortsmouth on September 13, 2019, in Portsmouth, NH. Andrea is a mom turned nationally…

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