There’s a new reason to be concerned about PFOA and PFOs, toxic chemicals used in nonstick pans, waterproof products, and firefighting foam.
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.
DuPont opened a factory in Saudi Arabia last week that will produce reverse osmosis water filters to remove contaminants, including those caused by DuPont.
An estimated 60 to 90 percent of U.S. waterways could lose federal water protections that currently shield them from pollution and development.
Such chemicals, like PFOA and PFOS, have been associated with cancers, hormonal disruption, obesity, and immune and reproductive problems.
Robert Bilott, who successfully sued DuPont over PFOA, has filed a lawsuit on behalf of everyone in the U.S. who has PFAS chemicals in their blood.
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.