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What Can You Do About PFAS in Your Water?

What Can You Do About PFAS in Your Water?

PFAS, also called "forever chemicals", have become a major talking point in recent years, and for good reason. These emerging contaminants are extremely persistent once in the environment, but there...

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GenX: The “Regrettable Substitution"

GenX: The “Regrettable Substitution"

You might assume that once a chemical is found to be toxic, it gets regulated and products swap the chemical out for safer options. However, a substitution chemical can be...

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Your PFAS Water Test Questions Answered

Your PFAS Water Test Questions Answered

PFAS have been present in consumer goods for 70+ years, though PFAS exposures through food and water only became a topic of research 20 years ago. Thus, methods for analyzing...

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What Chemicals Are Subject to TSCA?

What Chemicals Are Subject to TSCA?

Toxic Substances Control Act requires the EPA to keep a list of all chemicals made or processed in the US. To date, there are over 86,000 chemicals in this inventory....

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Water Problems in Urban Areas

Water Problems in Urban Areas

By 2030, it's estimated that ~60% of the world’s population will live in cities with 1 million or more inhabitants. It's time to consider how urbanization will affect the quality...

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What Are Emerging Contaminants?

What Are Emerging Contaminants?

Given the 80,000+ chemicals on the market, it's no surprise that there are many we just don't know much about. Such chemicals, called "emerging contaminants," enter our drinking water in...

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Forever Chemicals 101

Forever Chemicals 101

PFAS, or per- or poly-fluoroalkyl substances, are man-made chemicals found in all sorts of products, like nonstick cookware, firefighting foam, and stain-resistant fabrics. We didn't know they had negative health...

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Is My Non-Stick Pan Toxic? An Expert Perspective

Is My Non-Stick Pan Toxic? An Expert Perspective

PFAS have been making headlines for several decades, but the true extent of their toxicity and prevalence has only recently come to the public spotlight. PFAS are incredibly useful in...

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