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.
Lawsuits in Minnesota and Alabama seek to hold 3M responsible for contaminating drinking water with PFCs.
Chemical companies are using a trade secrets loophole to withhold the health effects of new products, preventing scientists from identifying emerging environmental threats.
While touting GenX as being a safe replacement for PFOA, DuPont filed 16 reports of “substantial risk of injury to health or the environment” about its new chemical.
A report by the Michigan Department of Community Health found that the Flint River is contaminated with PFOS, PFOA, and 11 other PFCs.