Scientists Say “Forever Chemicals” Should Be Managed as a Chemical Class to Improve Human and Environmental Health
A group of scientists, including an IU environmental chemist, said thousands of PFAS chemicals should be treated as a single chemical class to improve efforts to reduce the chemicals’ harm to human health and the environment.
House Bill 1189, which awaits final approval by the governor's office, would limit the use of potentially toxic firefighting foam in training
Heritage Environmental Services LLC and Tradebe Treatment and Recycling LLC are caught in the middle of a lawsuit between the DoD and groups that want PFAS incineration to stop.
Navy asking residents to sign up for free testing to detect contamination of compound linked to cancer, low birth weight
Major Bills to Eliminate PFAS Pollution, Fund Water Infrastructure Pass Committee Despite Opposition from Indiana Republicans
Reps. Bucshon, Pence voted against three bills, saying federal help allows local, state leaders “off the hook.”
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved bipartisan “PFAS Release Disclosure and Protection Act”
Lawmakers from 23 states, including Indiana, have written guidance, regulations or legislation that would address PFAS chemicals.
The disposable plant-based bowls used by many fast-casual restaurants have been found to contain toxic PFAS chemicals.
Purdue University will receive just under $1 million in grant money from the Environmental Protection Agency for research on reducing a group of synthetic chemicals in drinking water.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking public input about adding per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals to the Toxics Release Inventory, a list of chemicals that companies are required to report to the EPA.
By January 2020, Lowe’s will no longer sell carpets or rugs containing PFAS chemicals, the National Resources Defense Council reports.
Researchers want "citizen scientists" who own private wells in Monroe County to participate in the project.
The U.S. Department of Defense said PFAS chemicals may have been used or released at many more installations than initially reported.
Toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl, or PFAS, chemicals have been found in the drinking water of several schools in Stow, Massachusetts, about 21 miles west of Boston.
On July 31, California became the first state to require that water suppliers notify consumers of the presence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals in the local water supply.
Indiana University researchers found that high levels of potentially toxic PFAS chemicals are making their way into child care centers through cleaning products.
The DoD said the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a delay in finding a replacement for PFAS firefighting foam.
In a new budget proposal, the Trump administration announced its intent to cut the budget of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency budget by more than a fourth.