9 Feb 2021 | News8000
An attorney representing 125 people served the city for contaminating their private wells.
8 Feb 2021 | Bloomberg Law
Six states with drinking water standards for so-called “forever chemicals” are now wrestling with what those limits mean when water contamination from Department of Defense sites seep into their communities.
6 Feb 2021 | Holland Sentinel
The bill would direct federal agencies to develop training and best practices to limit exposure to PFAS in fire departments nationwide.
[Press Release] Study: Almost all fluorine detected in fire stations’ dust is from unknown ‘forever chemicals
5 Feb 2021 | EWG
The findings reinforce an earlier study that found PFAS used to treat firefighters’ gear could pose a threat to health.
4 Feb 2021 | Chemical & Engineering News
Michael Regan wants to limit PFAS releases to air and water.
1 Feb 2021 | The Register-Mail
The IL EPA’s draft guidance level for PFOA is 2 ppt. Galesburg’s water supply tested at 17 parts per trillion in November and 12 in December.
1 Feb 2021 | Chemical & Engineering News
Biden's campaign platform called for the EPA to designate some PFAS as hazardous substances under the federal Superfund law for cleaning up contaminated land and aquifers.
31 Jan 2021 | Record Eagle
The contamination found in their water isn’t high enough to require state officials to address the issue, but its presence still bothers those affected.
29 Jan 2021 | M Live
The task force sent a letter to President Joe Biden in which 132 members of Congress from both parties urged immediate steps to tackle the contamination problem across the nation.
28 Jan 2021 | North Carolina Health News
The chemical plant in Bladen County, NC receives notice of violation for problems with a new treatment system that is expected to remove 99 percent of residual PFAS before they reach the Cape Fear River. This is the third notice of violation the DEQ has issued Chemours for its treatment system, and one of many since the public became aware of the contamination from the plant.
26 Jan 2021 | The New York Times
“We’re exposed to these chemicals every day,” Captain Mitchell said. “And the more I looked into it, the more it felt like the only people who were saying these chemicals were safe were the people who make it.”
Biden administration looks set to target ‘forever chemicals,’ as 3M warns about ‘onerous regulation’
26 Jan 2021 | Market Watch
President Joe Biden’s administration looks poised to crack down on a group of “forever chemicals” that have been linked to a range of health problems, a move that could put companies like 3M and DuPont on the hook for billions of dollars in cleanup costs.
26 Jan 2021 | New York Times
Firefighters are demanding independent testing for cancer-linked chemicals known as PFAS in their gear and that their union drop sponsorships from chemical and equipment makers.
26 Jan 2021 | EWG
As the EPA continues to move forward with its assessment of risks posed by PFAS, address contamination, and protect public health, we write to notify you of an apparent violation of reporting requirements by Solvay under Section 8(e) of the Toxic Substances Control Act
[PRESS RELEASE] DuPont, Chemours and Corteva reach $4 billion settlement on ‘forever chemicals’ lawsuits
22 Jan 2021 | Environmental Working Group
Under the terms of a cost-sharing agreement to settle lawsuits involving the historic use of PFAS, expenses will be split, with DuPont and Corteva responsible for half and Chemours responsible for the other half.