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Norwegian Environment Agency publishes report on PFBS

The Norwegian Environment Agency has just published  a report on "Investigation of sources to PFBS in the Environment" written by COWI and NIPSECT, Denmark. Perfluorobutanesulfonate/sulfonic acid (PFBS) is a short-chain PFAS, which uses are increasing as it is one of the most important subsitutes for the banned chemical perfluorooctanesulfonate/sulfonic acid (PFOS). The report can be downloaded…
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New studies confirm a link between Parkinson’s Disease and pesticide exposures

In our newsblog on March 13, 2014, the  etiology of Parkinson's Disease (PD) was discussed.  The etiology is believed to be multifactorial and consists of an interaction between environmental factors and genetic predisposition. Since then a lot of important new scientific papers have appeared. A new French case-control study has now confirmed the association of  Parkinson's…
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