Study finds that PFAS detection was positively associated with the number of PFAS sources and proportions of people of color who are served by a water system.
May 17, 2023
This is the first peer-reviewed study to show sociodemographic disparities in drinking water PFAS exposures and to statistically link sources such as landfills and airports to PFAS concentrations in community water systems.
'These settlements exemplify how EPA holds commercial enterprises accountable for assuring that they do not harm the communities where they are,' says EPA New England Admin.
May 9, 2023
All six companies promptly corrected the EPCRA violations after EPA inspections and have filed required reports about their use or generation of toxic chemicals under EPA's Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) program.
"They're saying, 'Hey, doctors, if you're treating patients who live in PFAS-contaminated areas, you need to do more for these patients,'" said Jamie DeWitt, an immunotoxicologist at East Carolina University.
The new data released by Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Beyond Petrochemicals Campaign underscores how planned expansion of the petrochemical industry will heighten risks across the U.S.
March 10, 2023
Today, in the wake of Congress’ first hearing on the train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Beyond Petrochemicals campaign released new data showing similar disasters are happening all over the United States.