Great Lake Chemicals of Mutual Concern

The Great Lakes have experienced far more than their fair share of toxic chemicals over the past 100-plus years. Persistent substances such as DDT, PCB and Mercury nearly killed several of the lakes in the 1980’s. Just when you think things are improving, you start hearing about new chemical threats.

Hear John Jackson, Co-Chair of the Binational Toxic-Free Great Lakes Network, in conversation with Lawrence Gunther as they discuss what it takes to have a chemical nominated to become a candidate for study prior to being listed as a “chemical of mutual concern” on this week’s episode of Blue Fish Radio:

The link takes you to a fact sheet on PFAS called “The Threat of PFAS: The Forever Chemicals.”