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PFAS nas notícias

outubro 7, 2020 in PFAS in the news

Are non-stick pans safe?

Spending each morning at the kitchen sink scraping at the charred remains of breakfast gets tedious after a while. Non-stick cookware may seem like an appealing alternative — but is…

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outubro 1, 2020 in PFAS in the news

New ‘forever chemicals’ contaminating the environment, regulators say

Earlier this year, federal and state researchers reported finding a new, potentially dangerous chemical in soil samples from multiple locations in New Jersey. The compound was a form of PFAS,…

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outubro 1, 2020 in PFAS in the news

California bans PFAS firefighting foams

California is halting the sale, manufacture, and use of firefighting foam that contains per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) as of 2022. Colorado, New Hampshire, New York, and Washington have enacted…

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A equipe PFAS-PEASC nas notícias

setembro 24, 2020 in PFAS in the news, PFAS-REACH team news

Four ways to avoid PFAS in your water

PFAS compounds are ubiquitous, used in a range of products, from food-delivery boxes to non-stick cookware to stain-resistant clothing. But one of the most troubling routes to PFAS exposure is…

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setembro 24, 2020 in PFAS in the news, PFAS-REACH team news

State regulators issue new restrictions on ‘forever chemicals’

After years of research showing the dangers of so-called forever chemicals, state regulators Thursday joined a growing number of their counterparts in other states in issuing significant new limits on…

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setembro 24, 2020 in PFAS in the news, PFAS-REACH team news

What’s Really in Your Bottled Water?

Consumer Reports found toxic PFAS chemicals in several popular water brands, especially carbonated ones. Read more…

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Eventos do PFAS-PEASC

maio 29, 2020 in PFAS-REACH events, PFAS-REACH team news

PFAS-REACH team participates in Barnstable County Virtual Water Fair

Looking for a fun at-home way to learn about Cape Cod’s water quality? “Attend” the Virtual Water Family Festival on Saturday May 30th! You will find tip sheets, videos, family…

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março 23, 2020 in PFAS-REACH events, PFAS-REACH team news

Working with Communities to Understand and Address PFAS Exposures: Webinar featuring PFAS-REACH Co-Principal Investigators

PFAS-REACH co-Principal Investigators Laurel Schaider and Phil Brown, along with Detlef Knappe, will give a webinar on March 25, 2020 from 1:00-2:00pm, titled “Working with Communities to Understand and Address…

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outubro 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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