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Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) Fire Extinguish Agent Market Eyes on Tomorrow Illuminating Success through Future Market Sizing | Richard Sthamer GmbH & Co. KG, Gongan Industrial, ICL Performance Products (ICL PP)

As a final result of the Russia-Ukraine warfare and COVID-19, the world financial system will recover, and the world “Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) Fire Extinguish Agent Market” dimension will exte...

Carcinogenic groundwater scare in Japan and recommendations for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Excess levels of a group of carcinogenic chemicals have been discovered in groundwater in multiple locations throughout Japan, after similar discoveries near U.S. military...

Belgium-based Solvay to pay $393M to clean up and compensate for PFAS contamination in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Belgium-based chemical company will spend nearly $393 million under a settlement announced Wednesday to clean up contamination from its so-called forever chemicals in New Jersey...

New Mexico sues manufacturers of 'forever chemicals' amid health concerns

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's attorney general and its Environment Department filed suit Thursday against the manufacturers of so-called “forever chemicals,” commonly referred to as PFAS, seeking...

Minnesota prepares for near-total ban on 'forever chemicals'

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota is on the verge of banning non-essential uses of “forever chemicals.” And lawmakers say they are naming the legislation after a woman who spent the last months of her ...

EPA to designate 'forever chemicals' as hazardous substances

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency moved Friday to designate two “forever chemicals” used in cookware, carpets and firefighting foams as hazardous substances, a step that would clea...

EPA: 'Forever chemicals' pose risk even at very low levels

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency is warning that two nonstick and stain-resistant compounds found in drinking water are more dangerous than previously thought and pose health risk...

Climate-driven flooding poses well water contamination risks

ST. LOUIS (AP) — After a record-setting Midwestern rainstorm that damaged thousands of homes and businesses, Stefanie Johnson’s farmhouse in Blandinsville, Illinois, didn’t have safe drinking water fo...

Even in water-rich Michigan, no guarantee of enough for all

ALLENDALE, Mich. (AP) — Dale Buist knew running a commercial greenhouse would pose challenges. He just never expected a water shortage to be among them. Not in Michigan, with its vast aquatic riches. ...

High levels of 'forever chemicals' found in those near base

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Residents living near an Air National Guard base in northern Delaware have average blood levels of certain toxic manmade chemicals that are significantly higher than the national av...

Toxic 'forever chemicals' found in Michigan farm's beef

Beef produced at a small Michigan farm was found to contain toxic “forever chemicals" after the cattle were fed crops grown with fertilizer made from contaminated wastewater biosolids, state officials...

New Mexico finishes tests of wells for Air Force chemicals

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico environmental protection officials have wrapped up testing of nearly five dozen private wells near a U.S. Air Force base on the eastern side of the state for so-called “...

EPA unveils strategy to regulate toxic 'forever chemicals'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration said Monday it is launching a broad strategy to regulate toxic industrial compounds associated with serious health conditions that are used in products rangi...

DuPont, spinoffs to pay $50M for 'forever chemical' cleanup

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — DuPont Co. and two spinoffs will pay at least $50 million to Delaware to help clean up toxic chemicals, the Delaware Department of Justice announced Tuesday. ...

Company defends use of toxic chemicals to fight plant fire

A company whose northern Illinois chemical plant was heavily damaged in a fire last week defended its use of firefighting foam containing toxic chemicals Wednesday, saying crews had taken steps to con...