PFAS | Nantucket, MA – Official Website

PFAS can be found in: Food packaged in PFAS-containing materials, processed with equipment that used PFAS, or grown in PFAS-contaminated soil or water. Commercial household products, including stain- and water-repellent fabrics, nonstick products (e.g., Teflon), polishes, waxes, paints, cleaning products, and fire-fighting foams (a major source of groundwater contamination at airports and military bases where firefighting … More PFAS | Nantucket, MA – Official Website

What Are PFAS Chemicals, And Should I Be Freaking Out About Them?

Some studies also suggest an elevated risk of testicular and kidney cancer in people exposed to higher levels of PFAS. Scientists are less certain about the health effects of newer PFAS compounds that replaced PFOS and PFOA, and the effects of low level exposure, Schaider says. Despite the remaining uncertainty, scientists have found that PFAS chemicals … More What Are PFAS Chemicals, And Should I Be Freaking Out About Them?

Here Are The Ways That PFAS Chemicals Might Cause Cancer, A New Study Says

From Greenland to West Virginia, cancer cases have been linked to exposure to the group of chemicals known as PFAS. Now, a new study is going one step further to try to explain how some of these PFAS compounds, a family of thousands of synthetic chemicals that have been used for decades in everything from … More Here Are The Ways That PFAS Chemicals Might Cause Cancer, A New Study Says

Groundwater council calls for action on PFAS; nitrate remains top contaminant | Science & Environment | madison.com

The Wisconsin Groundwater Coordinating Council’s annual report to the Legislature recommends establishing groundwater enforcement standards and continuing to identify sources of the largely indestructible compounds, which have been linked to cancer and other illnesses. Testing in recent years has revealed PFAS compounds in public water systems in La Crosse, West Bend, Rhinelander, Marinette and Madison, where they … More Groundwater council calls for action on PFAS; nitrate remains top contaminant | Science & Environment | madison.com

Three Current Tests to Determine “Possession, Custody and Control” in Response to a Subpoena

Most people react in one of two ways when they receive a subpoena: ignore it, or panic. Your attorney will help you prepare your response to the subpoena in a way that complies with the law, preserves your or your company’s rights, and protects the confidentiality of personal or business information. Bear the following in … More Three Current Tests to Determine “Possession, Custody and Control” in Response to a Subpoena

PFAS may have a lot in common with carcinogens

A new review of 26 PFAS substances is raising concerns about characteristics that the chemicals share with known carcinogens. “Our research has shown that PFAS impact biological functions linked to an increased risk of cancer,” warns toxicologist and primary author of the study, Alexis Temkin, Ph.D. The study, appearing in the International Journal of Environmental … More PFAS may have a lot in common with carcinogens

New trouble on Whidbey Island as chemicals from Naval Air Station contaminate a creek – The Seattle Times

The channel called Clover Valley Creek frequently floods, depositing sediments and possibly chemical contaminants on some of the farm’s low-lying acreage used for grazing and crops. And downstream, the pollution makes its way into Puget Sound’s Dugualla Bay, a rearing area for young chinook salmon. The chemicals — perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS — have emerged as … More New trouble on Whidbey Island as chemicals from Naval Air Station contaminate a creek – The Seattle Times

Aqueous Film-Forming Foams (AFFF) Products Liability Litigation MDL No. 2873 | Aqueous Film-Forming Foams (AFFF) MDL

This website has been prepared and is maintained by the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee.  The information provided is for general use and information related to the AFFF litigation and related lawsuits filed in federal court and centralized as part of a multidistrict litigation before the Honorable Richard Gergel, in the United States District Court of South … More Aqueous Film-Forming Foams (AFFF) Products Liability Litigation MDL No. 2873 | Aqueous Film-Forming Foams (AFFF) MDL

White House Moves to Weaken EPA Rules on Toxic PFAS Compounds

The Trump White House intervened to weaken one of the few public health protections pursued by its own administration, a rule to limit the use of a toxic industrial compound in consumer products, according to communications between the White House and Environmental Protection Agency. The documents show that the White House Office of Management and … More White House Moves to Weaken EPA Rules on Toxic PFAS Compounds

Wisconsin County Wells Test for PFAS | WQP

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has linked per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination in Marinette and Peshtigo to Johnson Controls’ Tyco Fire Products.  The company manufactures firefighting foam in Marinette, reported WBAY.  According to the DNR, over the last week, seven wells tested positive for elevated levels of PFAS. Three of those homeowners impacted … More Wisconsin County Wells Test for PFAS | WQP