Despite the stress of the pandemic, my mother’s satisfaction in her work remains, as it does with other custodians. The time is now for us to nurture a culture of care for those who care for our spaces, and to pay and protect them.
PFAS ‘Forever Chemicals’ Are Widespread And Threaten Human Health – Here’s A Strategy For Protecting The Public
PFAS are often called “forever chemicals” because they don’t fully degrade. They move easily through air and water, can quickly travel long distances and accumulate in sediment, soil and plants. They have also been found in dust and food, including eggs, meat, milk, fish, fruits and vegetables.
The Kehoe paradigm assumes a lack of risk unless proven otherwise. Here’s why that’s a problem, and how people are working to find a better way.