All Articles on PFOA

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We Are All Flint
How America’s moms are leading the battle for clean drinking water
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Day of Reckoning for DuPont Over Teflon Chemical
More than 15 years after an attorney investigating mysterious cattle deaths in Parkersburg, W. Va., discovered that DuPont had polluted the area’s drinking water with a carcinogenic chemical used to make Teflon, the company is finally facing trial. Approximately 3,500 residents of West Virginia and...
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Is Your Drinking Water Safe?
Drinking water contaminated with the toxic chemical PFOA is a more serious health threat than previously thought, according to a new report by EWG .
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New Study Calls Out 17 Common Chemicals Linked to Breast Cancer
"Studies that address toxic chemical exposure account for just a drop in the bucket of money spent on breast cancer."
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New Report: Unregulated Contaminants Common in Drinking Water
Traces of 18 unregulated chemicals were found in drinking water from more than one-third of U.S. water utilities in a nationwide sampling, according to new, unpublished research by federal scientists. Included are 11 perfluorinated chemicals, an herbicide, two solvents, caffeine, an antibacterial...
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You and Your Family Are Guinea Pigs for the Chemical Corporations
How Americans Became Exposed to Biohazards in the Greatest Uncontrolled Experiment Ever Launched
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Glorifying the Fetus While Ignoring the Fetal Environment
Abortion opponents long ago slapped their brand on the fetus, parading giant graphic images of fetuses in marches and now calling for laws mandating pictures of fetuses inside a woman's body via sonograms – sometimes even broadcasting them live in anti-abortion campaigns. By separating fetuses from...
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Chemicals in Fast Food Wrappers Show Up in Human Blood
TORONTO, Ontario, Canada - Chemicals used to keep grease from leaking through fast food wrappers and microwave popcorn bags are migrating into food, being ingested by people and showing up as contaminants in blood, according to new research at the University of Toronto. The contaminants are...
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EPA Official Might Have Conflict over C8
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - When President Obama named Lisa Jackson to be his Environmental Protection Agency administrator, advocates for tougher regulation of the toxic chemical C8 were optimistic. As New Jersey's top environmental regulator, Jackson had set the toughest C8 guideline in the country - a...
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