Sepember 27, 2023 – WPRI 12Continue reading "Tighter regulations being put in place around ‘forever chemicals’"
April 23, 2023 – ecoRI NewsContinue reading "Study Confirms Link Between PFAS in Drinking Water and Weight Gain"
February 25, 2023 – Le MondeContinue reading "‘It is crucial that a strong and effective PFAS restriction enter into force as soon as possible’"
February 22, 2023 – The New York TimesContinue reading "How Widespread Are These Toxic Chemicals? They’re Everywhere."
University of Rhode Island Professors J.P. Walsh and Rainer Lohmann discussed the wide-ranging impacts of ocean plastics and PFAS, or “forever chemicals,” in a recent public lecture at the URI Narragansett Bay Campus.Continue reading "URI experts discuss the price of convenience: plastics and forever chemicals"
The STEEP program, one of the longer running PFAS science efforts in the country, studies pollution and examines potential research-based solutions alongside community partners.Continue reading "URI STEEP science effort responding to ‘forever’ PFAS chemical pollution renewed for $8.1 million for another 5 years"
On the Faroe Islands, GSO professor Rainer Lohmann, recipient of a prestigious Fulbright Arctic Initiative Award, has set out to better understand the full exposure of the local population to PFAS contaminants.Continue reading "Rainer Lohmann named a Fulbright Arctic Initiative Scholar"
Asta Habtemichael, a Ph.D. candidate at GSO, was recently chosen as one of 20 environmental scholars to receive a Switzer Environmental Fellowship.Continue reading "GSO student Asta Habtemichael named a Switzer Environmental Fellow"
The air we breathe in our homes, schools and workplaces can be polluted with harmful PFAS chemicals, according to a new study by GSO scientists.Continue reading "We’re breathing PFAS: URI-led study finds harmful forever chemicals in indoor air"