GenX was engineered to replace PFOA, a toxic industrial chemical used to make Teflon. Now GenX has seeped into water in West Virginia and North Carolina.
Michael Dourson’s company was picked by DuPont for its ability to “assemble a package and then sell this to EPA, or whomever we desired.”
A toxic chemical used to make Teflon has been detected in the drinking water in Wilmington, North Carolina, and in surface waters in Ohio and West Virginia.
EPA administrator Scott Pruitt also named an unqualified banker who contributed to his campaigns to lead the Superfund Task Force.
For the people living next to the neoprene plant in St. John the Baptist Parish, the lifetime risk of cancer from air pollution is more than 800 times the national average.
Donald Trump appointed an industry lobbyist and climate-change denier to head his EPA transition team. Here's where we can expect the first wave of attacks.
When the U.S. phased out PFOA, long used to make Teflon, China's production and use of the toxic chemical soared.
First DuPont spun off much of its environmental liability into a new company known as Chemours. Now the company plans to merge with Dow.
The EPA announced new health advisory levels today for the industrial chemicals PFOA and PFOS, instantly sparking drinking water crises across the country.
Although PFOA was originally developed and manufactured in the United States, it’s not just an American problem.