PFAS in the News

  • STEEP Collaborates with RI Dept. of Environmental Management - The State of Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) Statewide PFAS Source Investigation Report, recently drafted, features a collaboration with former STEEP trainee, Matt Dunn (University of Rhode Island), around statewide PFAS source investigation, and how the data is being used to influence policy. RI DEM worked… ...Read more
  • Toxic Chemicals Found in Many Cosmetics - A recent study analyzing 231 cosmetic products found high fluorine levels in well over half of the products, raising concerns from scientists at the potential health risks and lack of product labeling. ...Read more
  • ATSDR releases final Pease PFAS report - The U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry released its final health consultation report for the PFAS contamination of the Pease International Tradeport Public Water System in New Hampshire. ...Read more
  • PFAS-REACH study recruits Hyannis preschoolers - The Silent Spring Institute recently launched PFAS-REACH, a study designed to evaluate the effects of PFAS exposure to preschool-aged children and create resources for affected communities to evaluate their exposure and reduce their risk. Read… ...Read more