"Fighting off shareholders’ environmental resolution, Dow cites inaccurate information in its SEC filing"
Some parents, activists, and health experts are worried that the ground-up used tires in artificial turf may harm kids who play sports on it.
E-mails obtained by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel show that the FDA relied on chemical industry lobbyists to examine bisphenol A's risks, track legislation to ban it and even monitor press coverage.
"A lawsuit against DuPont Co. claiming its nonstick Teflon cookware coating could pose health risks to users has been dropped."
"New research raises additional concerns about the harmful effects of formaldehyde, a common chemical found in everything from plywood to nail polish, car exhaust and cigarette smoke."
"Chicago on Wednesday became the first U.S. city to adopt a ban on the sale of baby bottles and sippy cups containing the chemical BPA."
Accidents and criminal actions at private and government facilities continue to threaten millions of people. Find the accident history in counties you cover.
"An empty gasoline tank undergoing repairs exploded Tuesday at a fuel storage facility in rural north-central Arkansas, killing three workers, authorities said."
"A U.S. ban on the use of carbofuran in food won't affect production of the pesticide at the Institute chemical plant because most of the product is shipped overseas, officials said Tuesday."
May 13/09 TipSheet redirect from SEJ.org