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US military says national security depends on ‘forever chemicals’

As regulators propose restrictions on their use or manufacturing, Pentagon officials have told Congress that eliminating the chemicals would undermine military readiness.

The corporate crusade against PFAS accountability

Over $110 million in lobbying reveals chemical industry's efforts to skirt responsibility for "forever chemicals" crisis.

PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ exposure linked to increased risk of ovarian and...

“These chemicals can increase the risk of various different health outcomes and they can alter your biological pathways… That is important to know so that we can better prevent exposures and mitigate risks.”

Federal study finds forever chemicals in more than half of Americans’...

“...we’re talking about a chemical that has managed to find its way into the blood of almost everything on the planet and almost every person in the United States.”

Like tobacco and Big Oil, secret docs show chemical companies knew...

"The industry used several strategies that have been shown common to tobacco, pharmaceutical, and other industries to influence science and regulation—most notably, suppressing unfavorable research and distorting public discourse."

Testing finds toxic ‘forever chemicals’ in common US food pesticides

The results of the recent tests suggest that at least some of the agricultural products are being contaminated with PFAS from unknown sources.

Researchers develop method to permanently destroy toxic ‘forever chemicals’ in water...

“The results we obtain from these real-world field studies will allow us to further optimize the technology and have it ready."

PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ are everywhere: here’s what that means for wildlife

Researchers have found PFAS in the bodies of wild animals everywhere they’ve looked. Now they’re beginning to understand the health effects.

PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ disrupt biological processes in developing adolescents, first-of-its-kind study...

“Together, our findings raise the possibility that increased risk of metabolic disorders associated with PFAS exposure are caused by alterations in thyroid hormones and mediated by changes in lipid metabolism.”

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic...

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.

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Sanders votes no on Israel aid: advocating for conditional assistance amid Gaza conflict

Senator Bernie Sanders casts a solitary vote against a major foreign aid bill, challenging military support for Israel's government and highlighting the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.

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Historic ruling in Wisconsin: a beacon of hope for abortion rights advocates

Wisconsin judge's ruling against 1849 anti-abortion statute marks a pivotal moment in state's reproductive rights debate.

Lawsuit challenges Trump’s eligibility for Oregon ballot citing 14th Amendment insurrection clause

Non-profit Free Speech for People files legal challenge, arguing Trump violated the 14th amendment and should be barred from the Oregon ballot

EPA announces Lead and Copper Rule Improvements proposal to remove lead pipes from water...

The proposal requires states, water utilities, and communities to locate lead water service lines, then utility companies are tasked with replacing a minimum of 10 percent of the lead water pipes every year to reach completion within the 10-year time frame.