Guardian: Quest to eliminate chemical flame retardants from Californian homes is far from over, experts say

May 15 2015

A California regulation effectively eliminated the need for chemical flame retardants in furniture in November 2013. Two years later, though, experts say the quest to eliminate the retardants from the home is far from over.…

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Flame Retardants & Six Classes of Harmful Chemicals: How Science Can Impact Policy & Purchasing

Speaker: Arlene Blum, Ph.D.
Visiting Scholar, Chemistry, UCB; Executive Director, Green Science Policy Institute, Berkeley, CA USA

Event: New England Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Researchers’ Consortium

April 10, 2015

Harvard School of Public Health
FXB Building Room 613
665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA

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Fire Safety Without Harm: California’s Changing Flammability Regulation

Speaker: Arlene Blum, Ph.D.
Visiting Scholar, Chemistry, UCB; Executive Director, Green Science Policy Institute, Berkeley, CA USA

Event: Silent Spring Institute Lecture

April 9, 2015

CIC Boston
50 Milk Street, Boston, MA

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Michigan Public Radio Environment Report: Furniture Makers Getting Rid of Flame Retardants in their Products

Apr 9 2015

This week, we’re bringing you a series of stories about firefighters and cancer. Firefighters say they’re worried about getting exposed to certain kinds of toxic flame retardant chemicals.…

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