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Landmark California Law Bans ‘Forever Chemicals’ In Products For Infants, Children

Landmark California Law Bans ‘Forever Chemicals’ In Products For Infants, Children

by Monica Amarelo SACRAMENTO, Calif. – In a major victory for consumers, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation today to protect infants and children from the toxic “forever chemicals” known as PFAS by banning the compounds in cribs, playpens, and many other products. The ban takes effect on July 1, 2023.  Authored by Assemblymember Laura Friedman […]

Ten County Wastewater Plants Told to Measure PFA Levels

Ten County Wastewater Plants Told to Measure PFA Levels

by Sheryl Hamlin What are PFAs? From the notice issued by the Water Board, PFAs are described as follows: PFAS are a family of more than 5,000 man-made and mostly unregulated chemicals that have been produced since the mid-1900s. They are mobile, persistent, and bioaccumulative. They are resistant to degradation in the environment and when […]