Law Reform: PFAS – The Forever Chemicals Among the worst of the toxic chemicals found in consumer products are “perfluorochemicals” also known by various acronyms: PFAS, PFOA, PFOC, PFCs. They have slippery, heat-resistant properties that are used to repel water…
Is it because we don’t have a problem with these chemicals in Canada? The evidence shows otherwise. Blog posted by Beverley Thorpe.
The PFAS problem, the ‘Forever Chemicals’, is not on the public radar in Canada. But it should be. Research shows it’s raining ‘forever chemicals’ around the Great Lakes. And it’s not just the Great Lakes being impacted – it’s now a Canadian problem.
Posted by Michael Murray, Ph.D., U.S. Co-chair, Toxics-Free Great Lakes Binational Network; Staff Scientist, National Wildlife Federation Great Lakes Regional Center and
John Jackson, Canadian Co-chair, Toxics-Free Great Lakes Binational Network
Two webinars focused on the growing threat of PFAS in the Great Lakes basin.
How to Reduce Your Exposure to These Hazardous Chemicals and Increase Community Right-To-Know