Peaslee's PFAS research cited in new lawsuits filed by firefighters

Author: Shelly Goethals

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Occupational cancer is the leading cause of death among firefighters. “CBS Mornings” co-host Tony Dokoupil talks to several firefighters nationwide who claim chemicals in their protective gear are making them sick. Dokoupil interviewed Prof. Graham Peaslee in his Physics lab at the University of Notre Dame, about his extensive research on PFAS in their turn-out gear. The full story can be found at:

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Originally published by Shelly Goethals at on February 17, 2022.