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Fools ‘R’ Us: How the Chemical Lobby Keeps Us from Testing Its Products for Safety

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This article tells of another lost legislative opportunity to reduce the poisons in our water, soil and air, courtesy of our chemical industry. But until we wake up to the fact that we are being manipulated by the industry's threats of job loss, we will continue to die, uncomprehending of the fools being made... Read More...

The Personal Environment III: The Stuff Around Us

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In the spring of 2009, stories began to appear in the press about Chinese drywall that was so toxic that it corroded copper pipes and wiring, and made people and animals who lived in the houses where it had been installed chronically ill. Silver and brass tarnished. The air smelled like rotten eggs. Most... Read More...

Environmental April Foolers

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This item in the Huffington Post looks at groups and corporations trying to co-opt political and environmental issues. We're just posting the environmental items, like Dow Chemical claiming it's for clean water and the American Chemical Council for chemical safety. Read More...

Toxic Chemicals: The Guinea Pigs R Us

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When you stop being in denial and actually take a look at the vast quantities of toxic substances we are currently releasing into our air, water and soil, not to speak of the amounts we are spraying on our homes, lawns and bodies or ingesting in our food, the information quickly becomes overwhelming. Even... Read More...

Fixing Our Broken Chemical Policy

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Hundreds of industrial chemicals can be found in the bodies of newborn American babies, but our EPA has no power to demand that the companies who use them prove they are safe. The Senate is trying to change that. Read More...


Water: Our Most Precious Resource: by Marc Devilliers. This highly readable report on the looming global water crisis is amazingly informative on water issues around the world from China to Texas.