PFAS

PFAS Resources

Sixty years since the chemical industry knew of its dangers, more and more is being uncovered about the scope and risks of the PFAS contamination crisis. Here is a curated list of resources that detail the explosive history of “forever chemicals.”

From EWG

EWG’s PFAS Chemicals Page


Timelines

Reports

Articles

Mapping the PFAS Crisis


EWG’s Tips for Avoiding PFAS



EWG Experts

Two decades of work on PFAS have made the EWG the go-to public interest resource for the scope and human health impact of the contamination crisis. For press inquiries, please contact Monica Amarelo at [email protected]

The PFAS Policy Debate

EWG Testimony

Articles

Letters

PFAS in Investigative Journalism, Books and Films

Films

Books

Investigative Journalism

Poisoning the Well: Toxic Firefighting Foam Has Contaminated U.S. Drinking Water (2015)


New Teflon Toxin Causes Cancer in Lab Animals (2016)


DuPont May Dodge Toxic Lawsuits by Pulling a Disappearing Act (2016)


Under DuPont Bridge: The Teflon Toxin Goes to China (2016)


New Teflon Toxin Found in North Carolina Drinking Water (2017)


PFOA and PFOS Are Only the Best-Known Members of a Very Dangerous Class of Chemicals (2018)


3M Knew About the Dangers of PFOA and PFOS Decades Ago, Internal Documents Show (2018)


EPA Continues to Approve Toxic PFAS Chemicals Despite Widespread Contamination (2018)


3M Knew About PFAS Food Contamination in 2001 (2019)


Teflon Toxin Safety Level Should Be 700 Times Lower Than Current EPA Guideline (2019)

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