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Attention Pittsburgh — Let's talk PFAS

As part of an ongoing reporting collaboration to cover PFAS contamination in Pennsylvania, EHN and Pittsburgh-based PublicSource are holding a community forum next month for residents to hear from reporters and experts on health concerns, state contamination and cleanup progress.

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Widely used PVC plastic chemical spurs obesity, prediabetes: Study

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One of the first environmental heroes I ever met was an unusual man named Dan Smiley.

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NY seeks to be first state requiring ingredient labeling on menstrual products

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