Posts Tagged: PFA’s

350 Chicago households will get free water testing kits for lead as part of Northwestern study

Some Chicago-area residents will be able to test the water quality in their homes as part of a Northwestern study that will begin providing free test kits later this year. [Chicago Tribune] Awarded a $3 million federal grant, researchers plan to phase in testing over several years in 350 households, where residents will be able to… Read more »

To protect our health and environment, limit use of toxic PFAS ‘forever chemicals’

PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ are everywhere, including in some of our drinking water and in cosmetics, and 97% of people carry PFAS in their blood. Illinois legislators are working on proposals to limit PFAS use. By  CST Editorial Board   Apr 17, 2023, 4:35am CT It’s time to take the “forever” out of so-called “forever chemicals” in the environment…. Read more »