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Important research & policy updates, and work from our Institute

GSP Launches PFASCentral.org

GSP is proud to launch PFASCentral.org!

History Highlight: When Superheroes Fought Toxics

The Avengers franchise has stolen the superhero spotlight lately, but not long ago, heroes wore lab coats, not capes.

A Huge Success for Healthier Buildings

On January 16, the California Building Standards Commission voted unanimously to update the state’s building codes to allow below-grade use of foam plastic building insulation without flame retardants.

Congress opens the door for fluorine-free firefighting foams

On October 5, federal legislation was enacted which will allow commercial airports in the U.S. to use firefighting foams without PFAS.

On America Recycles Day, What Goes Around Comes Around, & It Might Be Toxic

Thursday, November 15 is America Recycles Day, when we celebrate the individuals, recycling companies, and governments that are diverting millions of pounds of materials otherwise headed to landfills.

Aerial fire retardants: It’s raining red

A wet winter followed by record heat this summer have contributed to one of California’s worst-ever fire seasons.

The Obesity Epidemic: What’s To Blame?

About one in three adults is obese in the United States.

Horrors of the Deep: Our Toxic Legacy Still Haunts Us

Lulu was found on the rocky shores of Scotland tangled in fishing line.

Thank you Dr. Needleman

With over 80,000 chemicals on the market, we live in an increasingly synthetic chemical world.

A Day in the Life at GSP: Veronica Chin

As Program Associate, Veronica Chin leads GSP’s role in the Foam Furniture Replacement Study.