Petition: How protective and how transparent is the Canadian government response to the Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Class of ‘Forever Chemicals’ in water, products, and waste?

Petition submitted to the Office of the Auditor General of Canada from multiple NGOs.

Blog: Urgent Canadian Action is needed on PFAS — the Forever Chemicals

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.

Law Reform: Toxics Free Great Lakes Binational Network

Law Reform: Toxics Free Great Lakes Binational Network We’ve known for decades about impacts of toxic substances on fish, wildlife, and human health in the Great Lakes basin. Legacy chemicals like PCBs, mercury, dioxins and furans, are variously regulated by…