20 Amazing Water Facts

20 Amazing Water Facts

Water is the most important resource in the world. Here are 20 amazing water facts that you may not know. 68.7% of the fresh water on Earth is trapped in glaciers. It’s estimated the U.S. uses around 400 billion gallons … Read More

PFOA Chemicals and Teflon

Teflon and PFOAs

Teflon is a brand name of a chemical coating, polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE). PFOA chemicals are used in the process of making Teflon. It was first made in the 1930s to create a non-reactive, nonstick surface. It’s known for its use in cookware, … Read More

Radioactive Waste in Washington State

Radioactive Waste in Washington State

For more than forty years, beginning in 1943, reactors located at the Hanford Site produced plutonium – a radioactive waste chemical – for America’s defense program. Hundreds of billions of gallons of liquid waste was generated during the Hanford plutonium … Read More