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
‘Bombshell’ report: DOD failed to protect troops from PFAS
The Department of Defense waited five years to warn military members about the dangers of PFAS and potential contamination, according to a new report issued by government watchdogs on Friday….Read More
Water contamination at Pease: PFAS health study gets $15 million secured by Shaheen
PORTSMOUTH – U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen secured an additional $15 million to continue funding the first-ever national PFAS health study as part of the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)….Read More
PFAS-REACH team in the news
Are we being kept safe from ‘forever chemicals’ injected into fracking sites?
Not willing to rest their laurels on the theft of the future, the fossil fuel industry is now salting the earth with forever chemicals. In a bombshell exposé from Physicians for…Read More
Northeastern University Expert Recommends State Task Force Test Blood For Chemical Contaminant PFAS
Offering blood testing for people in areas exposed to PFAS, additional funds for statewide research, education, and surveillance, and passing laws restricting the use of certain firefighting foam and food…Read More
Silent Spring to Update Study on Water Testing
BARNSTABLE – A virtual community event is being held by the Silent Spring Institute for past and present members of the Hyannis community on May 18th to receive information about…Read More
Families Urged To Join Groundbreaking PFAS Health Studies At Pease Tradeport
At the former Pease Air Base in Portsmouth, scientists are resuming a pair of pioneering research studies on chemical contamination in drinking water. It could provide some of the best…Read More