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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.

PFC pollution near chemical companies puts residents' health at risk

Press release | 14 November, 2016 at 8:00

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...

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 2:00

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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