A Growing Problem After California Wildfires: Toxic Chemicals

By Sharon Bernstein | Reuters The Mercury News PARADISE — As an uncontrollable wildfire turned the California town of Paradise to ash, air pollution researcher Keith Bein knew he had to act fast: Little is [...]

A Growing Problem After California Wildfires: Toxic Chemicals2019-07-30T18:58:46+00:00

Scientists Dig Into Hard Questions About The Fluorinated Pollutants Known As PFAS

By Rebecca Hersher NPR Morning Edition Note: Join Linda Birnbaum, director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Toxicology Program, during the opening plenary on Monday, 12 August. Scientists are ramping [...]

Scientists Dig Into Hard Questions About The Fluorinated Pollutants Known As PFAS2019-07-30T18:53:42+00:00

Tainted Water: The Scientists Tracing Thousands of Fluorinated Chemicals in Our Environment

by XiaoZhi Lim Nature Researchers are struggling to assess the dangers of nondegradable compounds used in clothes, foams and food wrappings. A few times every year, Christopher Higgins’s laboratory in Golden, Colorado, receives a special delivery [...]

Tainted Water: The Scientists Tracing Thousands of Fluorinated Chemicals in Our Environment2019-02-15T15:51:33+00:00

New Research Suggests That Alternatives to Legacy PFASs May Be No Safer

Science for Environment Policy by European Commission DG Environment News Alert Service, edited by SCU, The University of the West of England, Bristol PFASs — per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances — are a family of chemicals used [...]

New Research Suggests That Alternatives to Legacy PFASs May Be No Safer2018-11-29T21:14:36+00:00
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