Biden admin launches plan to regulate PFAS

by Elizabeth Duan | October 18, 2021
“The Biden administration unveiled a sweeping plan to address every form of PFAS pollution today, cracking down on “forever chemicals” linked to diseases including cancer and found in a wide range of everyday products and in thousands of drinking water systems nationwide ...

Colorado may have more sites with dangerous “forever chemicals” than any other state

by Elizabeth Duan | October 17, 2021
“Colorado may have more locations where dangerous PFAS “forever chemicals” are stored and used than any other state in the U.S., according to a database released by the EPA after challenges from a watchdog group. About 21,000 industrial sites in Colorado appear on the previously ...

Revealed: more than 120,000 US sites feared to handle harmful PFAS ‘forever’ chemicals

“The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has identified more than 120,000 locations around the US where people may be exposed to a class of toxic “forever chemicals” associated with various cancers and other health problems that is a frightening tally four times larger than ...

In Colorado Just Another Environmental Whitewash for the Polis Administration

by Elizabeth Duan | October 15, 2021
“Last March 30th was a bad air day along Colorado’s heavily populated northern front range. Indeed most days are bad air days for the people living here. It also happens that on this day three employees, Rosendo Majano, DeVondria Reynolds, and Bradley Rink, from the Colorado Air ...

EPA Plans to Clean Up Troubled Chemical and Pesticide Programs

by Elizabeth Duan | October 14, 2021
“The Environmental Protection Agency laid out plans to improve scientific integrity today, including the creation of two internal science policy advisory councils. One will focus on the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics and the Office of Pesticide Programs and will be chaired ...