- February 28, 2023
Europe is riddled with PFAS – but producers refuse to let go of their cash cow
At least 17,000 sites all over Europe are polluted with PFAS – more than 2,100 contain levels so high that they are deemed hazardous to human health. Meanwhile, industry associations and major chemical companies are working hard to water down the upcoming EU ban on PFAS.
These are some of the key findings from the Forever Pollution Project, a joint investigation from 18 European newsrooms — including Le Monde, Süddeutsche Zeitung, and The Guardian — that has taken months to complete and was published today.
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