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Climate activists take over Lyon chemical facility

Climate activists take over Lyon chemical facility

Hundreds of activists stormed a chemical plant in Lyon, France, to protest against the production of 'forever chemicals', demanding cleanup of pollution and compensation for affected locals.

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In Texas fracking, 'forever chemicals' abound

Despite scientific concern, PFAS are still used in everything from waterproof camping gear to fast food containers. And according to a new study, they are used even more in Texas.

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A 3M plant in Illinois was the country’s worst emitter of a climate-killing ‘immortal’ chemical in 2021

At a sprawling 3M chemical manufacturing complex in Illinois, where the company makes adhesives for Post-it notes, golf clubs and LCD displays, several hundred pounds of a potent climate killer are vented into the atmosphere each day.

Podcast: The growing threat from chemical pollution

Podcast: The growing threat from chemical pollution

Professor of environmental chemistry Martin Scheringer joins "The Great Simplification" podcast to discuss new research on PFAS and their ubiquity in waterways all over the globe. The conversation then turns to plastic pollution and what we might do about it.

Chemours claims PFAS chemical GenX protects the climate

Chemours claims PFAS chemical GenX protects the climate

The DuPont spinoff claims that the transition away from fossil fuels depends on its cancer-causing PFAS chemical GenX.
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