What to do about pollution from “forever chemicals”?
Source: http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/, January 9, 2020
by: Lisa Sorg
Toxic PFAS — perfluorinated compounds — are known as “forever chemicals” because they persist in the human body and the environment for decades, if not hundreds of years.
It also takes forever to pass permanent environmental standards regulating them.
North Carolina plans to enact stronger rules for one type of PFAS, also known as —perfluorinated compounds — toxic chemicals that are widespread not only statewide but throughout the world. But people living in affected areas say the proposal is too weak. Read more.