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PFC pollution near chemical companies puts residents' health at risk

Press release | 14 November, 2016 at 7:00

Vicenza, Italy, 14 November 2016 - Greenpeace launched a report [1] today, identifying four pollution hotspots around the globe where chemical companies producing per - and polyfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) have contaminated the environment and...

PFC Pollution Hotspots

Publication | 14 November, 2016 at 15:00

The manufacture of hazardous per- and polyfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) is leading to contamination of the local environment, including surface water, drinking water, groundwater as well as air and dust.

People! Zara commits to go toxic-free

Feature story | 29 November, 2012 at 3:00

Zara, the world’s largest clothing retailer, today announced a commitment to go toxic-free following nine days of intense public pressure. This win belongs to the fashion-lovers, activists, bloggers and denizens of social media. This is people...

Owner of jelly eels shop in Hoxton

Image | 19 September, 2006 at 0:00

Owner of jelly eels shop in Hoxton, London, UK, prepares the lives eels for jellying. Perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs), such as those used to make non-stick and water-repellent coatings on kitchenware and clothing, are contaminating vulnerable eel...

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