Jasper Craven is a freelance reporter interested in overlooked policy changes at the local, state and federal levels. He has written for Vermont Digger, Vice, The Nation, and The Boston Globe, among other outlets.
Suzanne Gordon is a contributor on Reveal News.
The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.