Internal studies and other documents show that 3M knew by the 1970s that PFOA and PFOS were toxic and accumulating in people's blood.
The EPA doesn't want to hear from people who have PFOA and other PFAS chemicals in their drinking water.
While the dangers of PFOA and PFOS are widely known, very little is known about the other chemicals in their class, PFAS.
A fábrica Chambers Works, da DuPont, foi o marco zero de alguns dos empreendimentos comerciais mais devastadores para o meio ambiente.
DuPont’s Chambers Works manufacturing site has been ground zero for some of the world’s most environmentally devastating commercial enterprises.
Candidates in Michigan, New Hampshire, and North Carolina have put the issue of PFAS contamination at the center of their campaigns.
For decades, FAA policy has been to require airports to use firefighting foam that meets specifications developed by the Navy.
As an expert on perfluorinated chemicals, Professor John Giesy was in a position to help 3M keep damaging papers out of the scientific literature.
The U.S. military is spending billions to clean up drinking water contaminated with toxic firefighting foam while continuing to use dangerous new formulas.
DuPont introduced GenX in 2009 to replace PFOA, also known as C8, a chemical it had used for decades to make Teflon and other products.