New laboratory testing reveals PFAS likely in Albertsons’s popcorn packaging, dental floss, & other products
Connecting the dots between plastic, mercury, asbestos and PFAS: A new report confirms PVC’s toxic lifecycle
Plastics production imperils life on earth in many ways, from the pursuit of fossil fuels to the pollution of the oceans. All petrochemical plastics exact some toll in their manufacture. But there is one type of plastic that is particularly harmful: polyvinyl chloride, commonly known as vinyl or PVC. A new catalog of the world’s […]
New PFAS pollution concern spurs ask for Senate committee investigation
Tomorrow morning, the EPA will release its first federal PFAS management plan.
Yesterday, our new report revealed that toxic PFAS chemicals are hiding in common takeout packaging and other food contact materials at some of the nation’s largest and most popular grocery stores.
Many communities have been calling on the federal government to help address the PFAS drinking water crisis. And this week Congress is working to address it in a couple of ways.
Members of Congress from both sides of the aisle show concern about PFAS water contamination crisis at hearing
This week the House Energy and Commerce Environment Subcommittee held a hearing on perfluorinated (PFAS) chemicals in the environment. Millions of people across the United States are exposed to drinking water contaminated by toxic PFAS chemicals.
Congratulations are in order for Toxic-Free Future, Washington Rep. Joan McBride and other partners in Washington! Today Governor Jay Inslee signed the Healthy Food Packaging Act, which bans toxic non-stick PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) chemicals in paper food packaging.
Due to modern technology it’s amazing that the grease from our pizza doesn’t stain the passenger seat when we bring it home… but have you ever paused to think of what chemicals are used to treat the pizza box to make it grease resistant? New research on perfluorinated compounds (PFOA and PFOS), sheds light on […]