Arizona Science

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Episode 187: New ways to eliminate dangerous chemicals

UA professor of chemical and environmental engineering Reyes Sierra-Alvarez studies types of chemicals that pose a danger to Arizona water consumers. She says chemicals that are used in firefighting foam are of particular concern, but adds that contaminants can also be found in everything from non-stick cookware to waterproof clothing.


 2019-06-21  5m