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Court approves £1.1 billion settlement with DuPont over "forever chemicals" contamination

Federal court greenlights historic settlement The federal court overseeing litigation against manufacturers of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) has approved ...
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Euralarm addresses EU's proposal to restrict PFAS in firefighting applications

In response to the European Chemical Agency’s (ECHA) proposal for the restriction of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) across the ...

Foam Exposure Committee releases latest bulletin on finished foam PFAS amounts

The Foam Exposure Committee (FEC) has released its latest bulletin, Bulletin #81, that offers new insight into the Finished Foam ...

Perimeter Solutions unveils first fluorine-free firefighting foam concentrate on DoD's qualified list

Shift towards eco-friendly firefighting foams The Department of Defense (DoD) has added a new name to its Qualified Products List ...
The Madison, Wisconsin

Exclusive: The persistent progression of firefighting foam

Rick Nickeson, Co-chair of the Foam Exposure Committee, looks at the history and future of firefighting foam Fire chiefs in ...

New Indiana pilot programme set to monitor PFAS levels in firefighters

Professional Fire Fighters Union of Indiana and legislators collaborate for protective measures against PFAS The Professional Fire Fighters Union of ...
PFAS Chemicals - Copy

Euralarm responds to ECHA's proposal to restrict PFAS

Brief overview of the ECHA proposal Euralarm has provided a condensed overview of the European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA) proposed restrictions ...
Mark Ruffalo supports Ethereal Films Burned Protecting the Protectors

Exclusive: The story of Burned Protecting the Protectors

IFSJ Editor Iain Hoey sat down with Elijah Yetter-Bowman to find out about the story behind their documentary Burned: Protecting the Protectors Growing up, ...

UK REACH publishes research on presence of PFAS in Great Britain

A report from UK REACH published on Tuesday 4 April has revealed the extent to which so-called “forever chemicals” are ...
public safety

FDSA raises awareness of PFAS in C6 products

The latest Fire Dept Service Announcement (FDSA) bulletin has raised the awarness of PFAS in C6 products. It said that ...
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