Keep Your Promises and Environmental Working Group met Thursday with Environmental Protection Agency officials to urge the agency to update its C-8 health advisory level and explore ways EPA can aid mid-Ohio Valley communities that have been exposed to dangerous levels of DuPont’s Teflon chemical.  “This meeting was a crucial step in protecting the health of mid-Ohio… Read More

…research finds that even very tiny concentrations of PFOA – below the reporting limit required by EPA’s tests of public water supplies – are harmful. This means that EPA’s health advisory level is hundreds or thousands of times too weak to fully protect human health with an adequate margin of safety. … Read More

THE TEFLON TOXIN How DuPont Slipped Past the EPA Sharon Lerner Aug. 20 2015, 4:03 p.m. Part 1: DuPont and the Chemistry of Deception Part 2: The Case Against DuPont   MIKE ROMINE GREW UP in Blennerhasset, West Virginia, not far from DuPont’s Parkersburg plant. Throughout his childhood and young adulthood, Romine was probably exposed through his drinking water… Read More