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EPA Releases Roadmap to Better PFAS Regulation

The federal government takes action on a lightly regulated class of chemicals that are associated with a wide range of potential health risks.

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NFPA Council Votes to Keep PFAS in Turnout Gear

The NFPA decision means cancer-causing chemicals will remain in firefighting gear, exposing firefighters every time they wear it.

PFAS Blood Testing for Firefighters

Firefighters have been occupationally exposed more to PFAS than the general population making it critical to know their PFAS blood levels.

Congress Presses Forward on PFAS Legislation

More than 30 legislative measures are pending in Congress covering PFAS use, limits and mandates.

Military Report Finds Lack of PFAS Oversight Poses Risk to Personnel and Public

An inspector general report finds that the U.S. Defense Department knew about the dangers of firefighting foam for decades, but still responded slowly.

How to Move to a Flourine-Free Future

As more states move to ban PFAS, departments must consider alternatives. As they do, they must consider safe testing and disposal for AFFF products before switching to fluorine-free foams.

Putting New Foams to the Test

The group of 16 companies that form LastFire test foams periodically at full-scale levels for a more real world assessment.

Innovations in Turnout Gear

Manufacturers look to a PFAS-free future with lighter materials, better designs, and improved fit.

Fire Foam Maker to End Sale of PFAS Concentrate in California

National Foam prepares for statewide ban on January 1.

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