South Yuba River (Photo: Dorrit, CA)

Reaching over 29,000 feet into the atmosphere, the summit of Mount Everest is a barren and unforgiving place. Little more exists there than rock, ice and snow. Yet somehow, high levels of toxic chemicals called PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, have made their way to the roof of the world.1   “Forever chemicals” don’t belong in our environment. This finding highlights the […]