21 Sep 2023
Disclosures are an important first step in uncovering the full extent of PFAS contamination in the food system.
19 Sep 2023
The Pentagon approved its first PFAS-free fire suppressant, opening the door toward airports putting out deadly fires without simultaneously putting firefighters, people, and the environment at risk.
18 Sep 2023
Two North Carolina moms who are activists against PFAS pollution met with federal leaders, including Sen. Thom Tillis, to speak out against new draft legislation that could allow polluters to avoid regulation.
Rep. Carbajal Introduces Clean Airport Agenda: Two New Bipartisan Bills To Help Central Coast Airports Remove Threat Of Forever Chemicals
8 Sep 2023
Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) introduced two bipartisan bills aimed at helping the Central Coast curb the threat of forever chemicals in communities near regional airports.
6 Sep 2023
With the stroke of his veto pen, Gov. Mike Dunleavy blatantly betrayed the voters of Alaska, people in communities affected by PFAS, as well as the 58 of 60 members of the Alaska State House and Senate who worked across party lines to pass a bill, House Bill 51, that would have been a significant step toward preventing further harm from these dangerous chemicals.
NH Delegation Welcomes $7.6 Million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding to Improve Drinking Water Systems in New Hampshire
5 Sep 2023
U.S. Congresspeople Jeanne Shaheen, Maggie Hassan, Annie Kuster, and Chris Pappas that the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services is receiving $7,640,000 in fiscal year 2023 bipartisan infrastructure law funding to address emerging contaminants in drinking water with a focus on projects addressing PFAS.
23 Aug 2023
The US Environmental Protection Agency wants more data on the hazards of a member of the chemical family known as PFAS.
18 Aug 2023
Agency plans a ‘case-by-case’ approach that allows for flexibility, but critics say ‘this is not a new definition – it is a lack of definition.'
17 Aug 2023
An activist says there’s been a “major shift” in the way the U.S. Department of Defense is approaching the PFAS cleanup at the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base in northern Michigan.
10 Aug 2023
The proposal will have enormous impacts on numerous companies from a compliance standpoint, as well as increase risk for future PFAS litigation.
4 Aug 2023
The public comment period for the CERCLA PFAS proposed rule closed on November 7, 2022, and the EPA is now undertaking a review of the comments and will have the opportunity to determine whether to modify the rule before issuing a final rule.
1 Aug 2023
A European agency is considering sweeping restrictions on fluorinated chemicals used in jet engines, electric cars, refrigeration systems, semiconductors and many consumer products.
26 Jul 2023
A group of 22 states and U.S. territories on Wednesday moved to block a proposed $10.3 billion settlement that would resolve claims against 3M Co. over water pollution tied to “forever chemicals,” claiming the deal fails to adequately hold the company accountable.
20 Jul 2023
Bipartisan Congresspeople introduced The Protecting Firefighters and Advancing State-of-the-Art Alternatives Act (PFAS Alternatives Act), to support development of next-generation PFAS-free turnout gear for firefighters and better protect firefighters from the dangers of their work.