Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a class comprising thousands of ‘forever chemicals’ that are environmentally persistent and present in soils, drinking water, foods, and in the bodies of wildlife and people worldwide. PFAS are used in a wide variety of consumer products, industrial applications, and fire-fighting foams because of their stain resistance, durability and nonstick properties.
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Alaska Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE-Alaska) Webinar: October 28, 2021 entitled ‘Addressing Root Causes and Preventing Breast Cancer: A New Toolkit and Breast Cancer Action with a Precautionary, Prevention-Oriented Approach‘
Alaska Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE-Alaska) Webinar: Recorded on August 18, 2021 entitled ‘The extent of microplastic occurrence in glaciers, rivers, beaches, rain, and snow in Juneau, Alaska and potential effects of plastic-born chemicals on these environments’