Trump is showing his true colors. Communities across the country are struggling with contaminated drinking water due to military use of toxic firefighting foam, yet he is threatening to veto a bill that would help end this--even at the expense of funding our troops. Trump shouldn’t be putting the chemical industry first--he should be putting the health and safety of families and service members first! #NoPFASFoam ... See MoreSee Less
GREAT news! The U.S. House of Representatives just passed its version of the defense budget with a provision to phase out the military’s use of firefighting foam containing PFAS. The work isn’t over yet: the House has to go to conference with the Senate, and we are pushing for as a short a timeline as possible to phase out toxic foam. Nobody else should have to drink water poisoned with PFAS! ... See MoreSee Less
Check out this GreenBiz guest blog co-authored by our science director Erika Schreder! "Grocery chains such as Albertsons and other retailers must get out ahead of this emerging regulatory curve and 'mind the store' to ensure that food contact materials and other products they sell don’t contain dangerous chemicals such as PFAS." ... See MoreSee Less
Nobody else should be poisoned due military use of toxic firefighting foams, period. Please join us in telling Congress to pass a military spending bill that phases out PFAS firefighting foam use as soon as possible! Find the number for your U.S. Representative here: www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative #NoPFASFoam #nonsticknightmare ... See MoreSee Less
It’s so exciting to see state actions shake up the whole nation. Last year Washington passed a first-in-nation law banning the sale of toxic firefighting foam containing PFAS chemicals, and Colorado and New York have since followed suit. Now Congress is looking to ban toxic foam use by the military across the country! This is HUGE. Read more for how to contact your U.S. Representative and urge their support! #NoPFASFoam ... See MoreSee Less
The use of PFAS chemicals in firefighting foam is a major source of drinking water contamination, with PFAS chemicals contaminating the water of at least 1 in 20 Americans. A large amount of this cont...