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.
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.
This special column from John Hartig looks at 10 incidents of contamination in Michigan’s history.
Access to affordable and safe housing is among the key challenges and social inequities revealed by the COVID pandemic. Calls for a just and green recovery need to include extending environmental protection to the indoor environment.
Law student Ryan Chawner’s blog post focuses on law reform efforts in connection with the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, namely the intersection of toxic substances and environmental rights.