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The PFAS Problem: Demystifying “Forever Chemicals”

In April 2024, the EPA passed its first-ever legally enforceable drinking water standards on a... (more)

Modern Farmer
June 7, 2024
PFAS: Behind the Label

This story is part of our ongoing PFAS series, The PFAS Problem: Demystifying ‘Forever Chemicals’ In... (more)

Lena Beck
May 29, 2024
The EPA Just Passed the First-Ever Federal Regulations for ‘Forever Chemicals’ in...

This story is part of our ongoing PFAS series, The PFAS Problem: Demystifying ‘Forever Chemicals’ Last... (more)

Lena Beck
May 29, 2024
Biogas From Mega-Dairies Is a Problem, Not a Solution

At the end of February, the town board of Lind, Wisconsin voted against changing the... (more)

Lena Beck
April 15, 2024
Toxic PFAS are Everywhere, and Remain Largely Unregulated

The Haw River cuts through North Carolina’s Piedmont region from its source in Forsyth County.... (more)

Lena Beck
December 20, 2023
You’ve Already Been Exposed to Toxic PFAS. But You Can Take Steps...

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly abbreviated as PFAS or “forever chemicals,” are ubiquitous. They have... (more)

Lena Beck
December 20, 2023
First Vaccine for Honey Bees Approved by USDA

The US Department of Agriculture has given conditional approval to a vaccine for honey bees,... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
January 10, 2023
Water Treatment Plants Are Ineffective at Removing Forever Chemicals

In a new study, PFAS compounds were found in both untreated and treated water across... (more)

Shea Swenson
November 4, 2022
How New Zealand Has Worked to Eradicate a Costly Cow Disease

Later this year, the country will become the first to get rid of Mycoplasma bovis,... (more)

Shea Swenson
June 2, 2022
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