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Lead Filters In NJ Failed as Was the Case in Flint, MI

August 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Lead Filters In NJ Failed as Was the Case in Flint, MI

Residents in Flint, MI said over and over that the filters were not reliable to keep lead out of their tap water. EPA the state and some scientists said that activists were just creating a [...]

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Duke to study health impact of PFAS in Pittsboro, North Carolina residents

July 29th, 2019|Comments Off on Duke to study health impact of PFAS in Pittsboro, North Carolina residents

Some Pittsboro, North Carolina residents have been suspicious of their water since testing in 2017 showed that there were elevated levels of PFAs in Cape Fear River, their main water source. The toxins come from the Chemours [...]

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New York Students May Be Drinking More Lead Than Is Safe

July 12th, 2019|Comments Off on New York Students May Be Drinking More Lead Than Is Safe

Currently, the action standard for lead for New York schools is 15 ppb— but research from the NRDC suggests that this is too high, as no level of lead intake is safe for children. They [...]

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PFAS From Fire Suppression Foam Spill in Farmington River, Connecticut

July 9th, 2019|Comments Off on PFAS From Fire Suppression Foam Spill in Farmington River, Connecticut

PFAS are toxic chemicals that are used commonly in packaging and other household products. They tend to accumulate in the environment rather than break down, so PFAS contamination is common in water systems throughout the [...]