Is it because we don’t have a problem with these chemicals in Canada? The evidence shows otherwise. Blog posted by Beverley Thorpe.
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
The class of chemicals called PFAS (Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances) are often referred to as ‘the forever chemicals’ because they are highly persistent in the environment and will take hundreds if not thousands of years to disappear from the soil and groundwater where they accumulate.
Blog post from Meg Sears, PhD and Chair, Prevent Cancer Now. Originally published December 16, 2020, in National Observer.
This special column from John Hartig looks at 10 incidents of contamination in Michigan’s history.
Bev Thorpe with Clean Production Action and CELA’s Fe de Leon blog about the need for better chemical safety provisions in CEPA to prevent toxic exposures from consumer products.