Today, Center for Environmental Health, Toxic Free North Carolina, Cape Fear River Watch, and Clean Cape Fear responded to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Proposed Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) National Primary Drinking Water Regulation.
Center for Environmental Health (CEH) said it sent legal notices to eight more brands whose leggings, shorts, sports bras, and athletic shirts after testing showed the clothing could expose wearers to up to 40 times the safe limit of BPA, based on standards set in California, which has some of the most protective health laws around chemicals in the United States. Check out press earned from this work below:
The Center for Environmental Health recently confirmed that three Bay Area facilities have been discharging toxicants known as “forever chemicals” into the region’s groundwater. Check out press earned from this work below:
PEER and CEH today submitted extensive comments to the U.S. EPA demonstrating serious health risks from Inhance Technologies’ unlawful manufacture of PFAS during its fluorination of hundreds of millions of plastic containers.
Today CEH and PEER expressed concerns that a recent court filing by DOJ and EPA will allow Inhance Technologies to continue to generate toxic PFAS when fluorinating plastic containers, in violation of federal law.