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PFAS Conference - Part 3 PFAS is this generation's nuclear waste

One of the leading scientists at the PFAS Conference was Linda Birnbaum who has recently retired from an amazing career as a leading toxicologist, microbiologist and the director... — Updated 7/19/2022

 By Liz Rosenbaum    Opinion

Report from North Carolina National PFAS Conference

I recently had the honor of attending the 3rd Annual National PFAS Conference held at Cape Fear Community College in North Carolina Tuesday, June 15, through Friday, June 18. After... — Updated 6/28/2022


Liz Rosenbaum on PFAS

Liz Rosenbaum attended the 3rd National PFAS Conference in Wilmington, North Carolina, last week. There the EPA announced new stricter limits on PFAS in drinking water nationwide... — Updated 6/21/2022

 By Liz Rosenbaum    Opinion

Accountability, not compromise

Six years ago, a major crime was discovered in our communities, a crime that had been occurring since the 1970s when the chemical companies lied to consumers about the... — Updated 5/10/2022

 By Liz Rosenbaum    Opinion

Some shameful news to report

Up until last week the combined efforts of young children, six environmental advocacy groups, and several trips to our Denver Capitol by local residents to ban PFAS in consumer... — Updated 5/3/2022


PFAS bill updates, events

Our community's HB22-1345 to Ban PFAS in consumer products will be in its first committee hearing on Thursday, April 14, at the Denver Capitol. Several more local residents will be... — Updated 4/13/2022

 By Liz Rosenbaum    Opinion

EPA finally regulating, enforcing PFAS limits in water

On Monday, Oct. 18, the White House and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is moving beyond "advisory" levels of PFAS in drinking water to a robust enforceable... — Updated 10/20/2021

 By Liz Rosenbaum    Opinion

New study is here

CO SCOPE is here! (Colorado Study on Community Outcomes from PFAS Expoure) You can find out more every Saturday at the Metcalfe Farmers Market, and we have a local clinic location... — Updated 6/29/2021

 By Liz Rosenbaum    Opinion

Local PFAS test results

Excerpt from CDC / ATSDR announcement: In 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) started exposur... — Updated 5/25/2021


Replacing toxic foams at fire departments

Hey Friends – Colorado announced an exciting takeback and disposal program for PFAS-containing AFFF foams! The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) will... — Updated 5/11/2021

 By Liz Rosenbaum    Opinion

Local water study hiring for several jobs

Our ATSDR / CDC health study is gearing up, and several jobs are available. As noted at the first Community Advisory Panel (CAP) meeting, the Study Team will be hiring a couple of... — Updated 2/16/2021

 By Liz Rosenbaum    Opinion

$4 billion settlement on 'forever chemicals'

On Jan. 22, DuPont, Chemours and Corteva announced a cost sharing settlement of $4 billion for lawsuits involving the PFAS "forever chemicals." As a refresher, PFAS chemicals have... — Updated 1/26/2021


Security health screening update

Here is the update from our ATSDR/CDC (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry/Centers for Disease Control) environmental study done a few months ago. How many households... — Updated 10/28/2020


Update on community health testing

Our sister coalition, Testing for Pease, run by Andrea Amico announced this week that their health study in Portsmouth, N.H., Pease Air Force Base, is resuming again after a... — Updated 10/21/2020


Next coalition meeting this Thursday

We have planned a safe meeting this Thursday, Oct. 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the Peaks and Pines (212 W. Illinois Ave., Fountain) community room. Please wear a mask. I will provide... — Updated 10/14/2020


Looking back on four years of efforts

We have an upcoming meeting this month, after a bit of a hiatus due to COVID restrictions and many other meetings being pushed back, and now resuming with benefits. Usually... — Updated 10/7/2020


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