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Michigan Radio: Michigan Will Spend $1.7 Million to Test for PFAS in…

Michigan will spend $1.7 million to test water supplies around the state for certain kinds of industrial chemical contaminants. The chemicals are known …

18 May 2018

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Truthout: In Search of Safe Replacements for Harmful Chemicals Used …

When Donald Taves discovered two kinds of fluoride in his blood in the late 1960s, he immediately knew something was wrong. Everyone assumed that blood co…

11 May 2018

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ChemicalWatch: US Body Abandons Plans for New Flammability Standard

The National Fire Protection Association in the US has voted to halt development of a new flammability standard for residential upholstered furniture. Th…

24 Apr 2018

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Toronto Star: Toxic Chemical Laws are Not Protecting Human Health

Most people assume a chemical in their clothes, cosmetics or couch has been thoroughly tested for safety. Unfortunately, such testing is often nowhere near …

02 Apr 2018

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Ensia: In Search of Safe Replacements for Harmful Chemicals Used in …

When Donald Taves discovered two kinds of fluoride in his blood in the late 1960s, he immediately knew something was wrong. Everyone assumed that blood contai…

26 Mar 2018

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Circle of Blue: Perfluorinated Chemicals Health Study Included in Co…

House and Senate negotiators secured $10 million in the fiscal year 2018 budget for a study of people on military bases who were exposed to perfluorinated …

22 Mar 2018

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Colorado Springs Business Journal: Chemicals Most Seminal Health Cha…

In January 2016, the CSBJ reported highly fluorinated toxic industrial chemicals called PFCs contaminated drinking water provided to more than 80,000 re…

16 Feb 2018

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Health.com: How to Avoid Harmful Environmental Chemicals or PFAS

A common class of chemicals that’s been linked to cancer, fertility problems, and thyroid dysfunction has now been tied to another major health issue: A…

14 Feb 2018

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Michigan Radio: Residents in Oscoda Wonder Why State Didn't Act on P…

At least 14 communities in Michigan have water contaminated with a family of chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. One of th…

18 Jan 2018

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Michigan Radio: Am I at Risk? How Do You Clean it Up? A PFAS Expert …

PFAS is an acronym for a group of industrial chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. They've been used since the '50s, in everythin…

18 Jan 2018

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Capitol Weekly: The Toxic Chemical 'Whack-a-Mole' Game

When her black cat rapidly dropped from a healthy 14 pounds to a skeletal five pounds, it was natural for Arlene Blum to investigate whether a toxic chemi…

09 Jan 2018

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CBS This Morning: Are Toxic Chemicals at Air Force Bases Leading to …

For 25 years, Dan Cruz delivered mail at the Peterson Air Force Base and drank the water. Then came cancer – thyroid, prostate, testicular – he said neve…

08 Jan 2018

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