North Carolina community groups today responded to the PFAS Strategic Roadmap announced by EPA today to address harmful pollution from PFAS chemicals for the next three years.
“This is a public health victory. Millions of people have suffered from lung damage due to asbestos exposure, even as we continue to confront a global pandemic that threatens our ability to breathe,” said Michael Green, CEO of CEH.
CEH mourns the immense loss of our longtime advisor, Board Member, colleague, and friend Arlene Rodriguez, who passed away on Saturday, October 2.
California Governor Newsom’s signature today put in place a new law authored by Assembly Member Ting that bans PFAS in paper-based food packaging, requires disclosure of chemicals of concern (such as PFAS) in cookware, and prohibits misleading advertising about the presence of chemicals in cookware.
The Center for Environmental Health (CEH) sent legal notices to nine companies today after extensive testing showed their socks made for babies, children, and adults could expose someone to up to 31 times the safe limit of the chemical BPA.