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Nov 14, 2017, 07:00 ET Drinking Water of Millions Contaminated by Fluorinated Chemicals: Scientists Call for Action

More than six million Americans are drinking water polluted with highly fluorinated chemicals. These substances, used as stain and water repellents...


Sep 28, 2017, 08:07 ET Dramatic Shift in Federal Policy: Pregnant Women & Children Warned Against Products with Toxic Flame Retardants

Today the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a landmark guidance in the Federal Register recommending that consumers, especially...


Sep 20, 2017, 13:01 ET Landmark Decision on Household Products with Toxic Flame Retardants Protects Children from Harmful Chemicals

Today, in a precedent-setting decision, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has granted a petition to ban children's products, furniture,...


Jun 20, 2017, 08:01 ET Buyer Beware: Unnecessary Risks from Chemicals in Thousands of Products

Are you buying antimicrobial or antibacterial soaps? According to over 200 scientists and health professionals, you may want to save your money. A...


Apr 01, 2015, 07:00 ET Children at Risk from Everyday Products - Coalition Petitions Government to Act

On March 31, 2015 the Green Science Policy Institute and a coalition including firefighters, pediatricians and consumer groups petitioned the...


Jul 06, 2009, 15:34 ET Chance to Protect Babies from Toxic Chemicals Faced by CA State Assembly

On Tuesday, July 7th, the California State Assembly Committee on Business and Professions will have the power to protect babies from dangerous...