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European Scientists Create Hazardous Plastic Packaging Database

European scientists have reported in that a collaboration of academic scientists in Europe and the US and seven NGOs have worked together to identify the hazardous chemicals that are likely found in plastic packaging. The grant that funded the study was from MAVA Foundation, a charitable organization based in Switzerland.   The collaboration’s outcome is the Chemicals …

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CPSC Ends Third Party Testing Requirement for Unfinished Engineered Wood Products

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently issued a final rule on Friday determining that untreated and unfinished engineered wood products including (particleboard, hardwood plywood and medium-density fiberboard) do not contain lead and, therefore, are not required to have third-party testing for compliance with the lead content requirements for children’s products under the Consumer …

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EPA Held Dangerous Chemicals Summit, Turned Three Reporters Away

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held on Tuesday, May 22 a summit on harmful chemicals. The one and a half day event was organized to determine how the agency would address the presence of a potentially harmful group of polyfluoroalkyl and perfluoroalkyl chemicals or PFAS in the water that millions of Americans drink. However, …

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Industry Pressure Delays the Release of IRIS Formaldehyde Study

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, under pressure from the chemical industry, has delayed the release of a study detailing cancer risks from formaldehyde, according to internal communications seen by Reuters, potentially keeping important health information from the public. Top EPA officials have declined to review the study or be briefed by its experts on the …

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A beginner’s guide to the legendary Tim Tam biscuit, now available in America

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People are handing out badges at Tube stations to tackle loneliness

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EPA and White House Blocked Contaminated Water Study Dreading ‘Public Relations Nightmare’

The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) is about to propose more stringent safe levels for fluorinated chemicals in drinking water. The ATSR wants the safe level to be almost six times stricter than EPA’s recommendation.  However, earlier email exchanges show that the U.S. EPA and OMB officials are worried over an unreleased …

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Oil spill off India’s southern coast leaves fisherman stranded, marine life impacted

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You can now play Bill Gates’ first PC game and run over donkeys on your iPhone, Apple Watch

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EPA Once Again Reviews Ban on Paint Stripper Chemical Methylene Chloride

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is reconsidering a proposed ban of methylene chloride, a paint stripping chemical that was scheduled to be banned in early 2017. Methylene chloride is considered potentially deadly after it was suspected to have caused dozens of deaths.   Methylene chloride is listed as a Proposition 65 carcinogen, and is used …

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