Chemicals

"American Medical Association Blasts Secret Shale Records"

"The American Medical Association, citing growing concerns about monitoring and tracking long-term human health impacts caused by shale gas development, is calling for the public disclosure of all chemicals used in the extraction technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or 'fracking.'

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 06/16/2015

"Monsanto, Angling For Global Pesticide Dominance, Woos Syngenta"

"Selling seeds and pesticides used to be a sleepy, slow-moving business. That was, until about 20 years ago, when the chemical company Monsanto introduced genetically modified crops and started buying up seed companies. Ever since, companies in this industry have been maneuvering like hungry fish in a pond, occasionally dining on pieces of each other, hoping to survive through size and speed."

Source: NPR, 06/12/2015

"Toxic Chemicals Found in Child Car Seats"

"The very seats designed to provide safety for small children have been found to be at risk for containing toxic chemicals, according to an updated study released today by Healthystuff.org. Still, despite the concerns raised by this study, using a properly installed child safety seat is the best way to transport a child by car."

Source: Consumer Reports, 06/05/2015

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