PFAs News

Pollution Concerns Lead to Water Warning on Wisconsin Island

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Concerns about pollution from PFAS “forever chemicals” that have been linked to causing cancer and a wide array of other illnesses led the state on Thursday to issue a drinking water warning for residents of French …

DuPont to Stop Buying Firefighting Foam With Controversial PFAS Chemicals

Industrial materials maker DuPont said on Wednesday it would stop buying and using firefighting foams made with a controversial class of chemicals, which are at the center of multiple environmental lawsuits, by the end of 2021. The chemicals, which have …

EPA Prepares Chemical PFA Safety Plan Amid Calls for Tougher Action

The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to announce a plan for dealing with a class of long-lasting chemical contaminants amid complaints from members of Congress and environmentalists that it’s not moved aggressively enough to regulate them. So-called forever chemicals, perfluoroalkyl …