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Forever Chemicals in Breast Milk at toxic levels

by Daily Kos | October 21, 2022
“We know PFOS is a carcinogen, we know it’s a deadly chemical and there’s no safe level in drinking water,” said Kyla Bennett, a former EPA official and science policy director with the non-profit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), which issued a press ...

‘Dooming another generation of Americans’: The crisis of exposure to toxic materials

by Daily Kos | August 22, 2022
Dr. Kyla Bennett, director of science policy at Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) and a former EPA employee, told Daily Kos about how this failure spans across presidential administrations regardless of party. “We have not had an environmental president since ...

Investigation finds more ‘forever chemicals’ in U.S. drinking water than the EPA detects

by Daily Kos | July 6, 2022
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) Policy Director Kyla Bennett told The Guardian that this lack of information should inspire people to act. “There are so many PFAS that we don’t know anything about, and if we don’t know anything about them, how do we know ...