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May 20, 2017
SAVE THE DATE! JUNE 22 , 29, JULY 6 ONLINE PREMIERE: HEALTHY PRODUCTS, HEALTHY PEOPLE What : Webcasts Premiering Four Minute Videos On Six Chemical Classes of Concern When: 11am-12pm PDT ; 2-3pm EDT ; 8-9pm CET June 22 : Introduction, Highly Fluorinated chemicals, Antimicrobials June 29 : Introduction, Flame Retardants, Bisphenols & Phthalates July 6: Introduction, Solvents, Certain Metals How: Register here Questions: Laura@GreenSciencePolicy.org or call 510-898-1704 You are invited to join us for three webcasts featuring easy-to-follow short videos and conversations with distinguished...
May 1, 2015
“Stain-resistant, Nonstick, Waterproof and Lethal” is how journalist Callie Lyons describes a highly fluorinated chemical called C8. When C8 was released into the air and water supply near processing plants in the mid-Ohio Valley, tens of thousands of people became seriously ill, with a range of health problems including cancer, liver malfunction, thyroid disruption, obesity, high cholesterol, ulcerative colitis, and lower birth weight and size.