Blog Post List
November 27, 2019
Please go see Dark Waters , the riveting and important story of attorney Rob Bilott, soon. It's playing now around the country. And please do share the message to see the film with your friends and colleagues. The film's social action team seeks to increase the film's impact and hope it will be a catalyst for reducing the use of PFAS (highly fluorinated toxic chemicals). Seeing it this week will help the film be screened more widely. Read on for a thoughtful message from Todd Haynes, the director. To reduce your own exposure to PFAS "forever chemicals", check out the PFAS-Free products list...
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.