In The News
June 30, 2020 | The Hill
Our Executive Director Arlene Blum makes the case that we need to stop moving from one harmful PFAS to the next — as has happened in both North Carolina and New Jersey.
June 11, 2020 | U.S. News & World Report
Scientists found that halogenated flame retardants used in plastic TV cases can travel from the TV to indoor air and dust, then to hands, and then to electronic devices such as cellphones.
April 29, 2020 | U.S. News & World Report
Our study found that families, schools, and daycares can eliminate kids' exposure to PFAS by replacing older carpets.
April 28, 2020 | Sierra Magazine
This article identifies a few of the most common toxic chemicals in homes and offers some simple ways to avoid them.
April 22, 2020 | Wired
Manufacturers that make goods like furniture, carpets, and cookware have found ways to stop using PFAS, but the outdoor apparel industry has been slower to change.
March 26, 2020 | The Hill
Our Senior Scientist Tom Bruton and colleagues discuss our joint petition asking EPA to regulate PFAS-containing wastes.
January 19, 2020 | Port City Daily
North Carolina community group Clean Cape Fear joined us in petitioning the EPA to classify the PFAS as ‘hazardous waste,’ a move that would allow much stronger enforcement actions against polluters.
January 16, 2020 | WHYY.org
Buxmont Coalition for Safer Water, representing heavily contaminated Pennsylvania counties, joined our petition to the EPA to regulate PFAS-containing wastes.
January 7, 2020 | M Live
Our Institute joined community advocates from several states in petitioning the EPA to regulate PFAS as hazardous waste.
December 10, 2019 | Bloomberg Environment
Our education of House and Senate staff contributed to this sweeping defense bill that mandates phasing out by 2024 firefighting foam containing PFAS.