PFAS

30 10, 2022

Cape Fear PFAS Study Finds Chemical in Nearly All Participants

By |2022-10-30T11:04:16-04:00October 30th, 2022|Environment, EPA, Less Cancer, PFAS|

A Northern Carolina State University study found that nearly every one of 1,500 blood samples in the Cape Fear River Basin had elevated levels of PFAS. The study, one of the largest ever conducted, reportedly scared residents and is expected to result in further mitigation. Cape Fear PFAS Plume: A Legacy of Contamination Study participants’

13 10, 2022

CEO Responsible for PFAS Plume Wins Award

By |2022-11-27T05:10:08-05:00October 13th, 2022|PFAS|

 Later this month,  Blake Krueger, the former CEO of Wolverine Worldwide will be inducted into the Junior Achievement West Michigan Business Hall of Fame. The Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes organization is recognizing Kruger for being an outstanding role model to young people. They should have done more research.  Krueger is only

5 07, 2022

Hypertension Joins The Long of PFAS Risks

By |2022-07-13T19:17:45-04:00July 5th, 2022|Cancer Prevention, Uncategorized|

Already linked to elevated cancer risks, researchers have now connected PFAS exposure with high blood pressure in middle-aged women. It’s yet another risk factor associated with PFAS, a family of “forever chemicals” that keep popping up everywhere we look.  To date, PFAS have been found in many elements of what might be mistaken as the

16 06, 2022

EPA Sets New Health Advisory Levels On Two PFAS Chemicals

By |2022-06-16T06:38:08-04:00June 16th, 2022|Journal, Less Cancer|

It’s a start. On June 15, the EPA announced adjustments to its acceptable limits of two specific PFAS and first-time guidances of four others, but hundreds remain largely unaddressed. The announcement focused on two PFAS that are primarily found in contaminated drinking water. perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) saw their “acceptable” health

15 01, 2019

Dingell, Upton, Kildee Introduce Legislation to Declare PFAS Hazardous, Clean Up Contaminated Sites

By |2019-01-15T21:36:04-05:00January 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Representative Debbie Dingell January 14, 2019 Press Release WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Fred Upton (MI-6), and Dan Kildee (MI-5) introduced bipartisan legislation that designates all PFAS chemicals as hazardous substances and allows the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to clean up contaminated sites in Michigan and across the country. The EPA currently does

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