Big Chemical Sued by State for PFAS Contamination

The state of California has sued Big Chemical companies that marketed products containing PFAS for decades despite knowing they cause cancer, developmental defects and other health problems.

Boy or Girl? Toxins in Your Air and Water may Decide

According to new scientific study results, changes in the human sex ratio at birth—defined as the percentage of newborns that are boys—are associated with the presence of toxic levels of air and water pollutants.

States with New PFAS Laws

PFAS chemicals have among the strongest bonds in chemistry and at the present time there is no ‘death’ of these chemicals, meaning they do not break down over time, but appear they will live on “forever”.  PFAS chemicals are not regulated by the U.S. government so it is up to individual states to determine and regulate PFAS chemicals to protect their residents.  Many states are not addressing the PFAS problem, but some are. Here are some state laws being proposed or enacted to help protect state residents by at least minimizing exposure to the dangers of PFAS. 

Alarming levels of PFAS forever chemicals, arsenic and lead in US water

The results of a nine-month investigation reveal that millions of people in the U.S. continue to face serious water quality problems because of contamination, deteriorating infrastructure, and inadequate treatment at water plants. Included in that contamination were what has been called “alarming levels” of toxic PFAS “forever chemicals”, lead and arsenic.