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."
January 31, 2023 – Yahoo NewsContinue reading "Race to destroy ‘forever chemicals’ could become a multibillion-dollar industry"
January 23, 2023 – URI TodayContinue reading "URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography to present ocean pollution lecture Tuesday, Jan. 24"
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"
Watch the first of GSO’s Public Lecture Series, featuring Coastal Resources Center director and GSO professor J.P. Walsh and GSO professor Rainer Lohmann. They discussed the dangers posed by marine pollution and “forever chemicals” called PFAS, and what we need to do to address them.Continue reading "GSO Public Lecture Series: Confronting Ocean Polluion"
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"