PFAs

Republicans block tougher enforcement of PFAS chemicals

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican lawmakers have blocked the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources from enforcing some new regulations designed to keep some PFAS chemicals out of the environment. The Legislature’s GOP-controlled rules committee on Friday voted 6-4 along party…

La Crosse to offer info on well water testing for PFAs

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) -- The city of La Crosse will host an online public information session at 5 p.m. Thursday to talk about testing for polyfluoroalkyl substances, known as PFAs, in wells near the La Crosse Regional Airport. The…

Wisconsin Assembly passes bill to combat PFAS pollution

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Assembly has passed a bill designed to combat PFAS pollution in drinking water. The measure passed early Friday would require the University of Wisconsin-Madison to study PFAS contamination and the Department of Natural Resources…

Reduce PFAS Chemicals and Cook at Home

We all know there are a lot of good reasons to eat more fresh food and home-cooked meals.  And now, new research indicates we’ve got one more. Scientists have found that restaurant food and takeout meals may be serving up…

FDA confirms PFAS chemicals in US food supply

The US Food and Drug Administration confirmed that PFAS chemicals have made their way into the US food supply. On Monday, the FDA publicly acknowledged the initial findings of the agency's investigation into how the "forever chemicals" have been detected in the foods we eat.