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Posted on: September 3, 2019

The Green Room. . .PFAS - In Products

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The Green Room

"The Green Room" is a monthly radio show that airs the last Friday of each month at 6:50 a.m. and 8:50 a.m. on WEMU 89.1FM. The show is a collaboration between the WEMU News Department, the Washtenaw County Office of the Water Resources Commissioner and the Environmental Health Division, with Barbara Lucas as host / producer and David Fair as director / executive producer.

  • August 30, 2019:  PFAS - In Products (Radio)
    Over the last half-century, PFAS chemicals have been added to the formulation of innumerable products we use on a daily basis.  The manufacture and disposal of these products releases them to our environment, where they can get into our food and water.  Unfortunately for us, they can be harmful to our health, and they don’t biodegrade.  These “forever chemicals” have become pervasive in our lives. 


  • July 26, 2019:  PFAS - Health Impacts (Radio)
    Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances have been highly valued by industry as useful in a wide variety of products.  But, as more studies are conducted and more information comes to light, the more concerns grow.  In this first of 89.1 WEMU's five-part series on PFAS, we explore the growing list of health issues associated with PFAS, in " The Green Room."  

Tune in to 89.1FM WEMU to hear the shows on the air, or listen to archived shows on The Green Room pages.


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