Environmental Health

$90B Whistleblower Suit Filed Against Four Major Chemical Companies

"Four of the country's largest chemical companies have been accused of selling billions of dollars worth of harmful isocyanate chemicals but intentionally concealing their dangers to consumers and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over the past several decades."

Source: EcoWatch, 09/19/2016

"GOP Eases Lead Paint Laws After $750,000 In Donations"

"MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker and the GOP-controlled Legislature approved a measure aimed at retroactively shielding paint makers from liability after a billionaire owner of a lead producer contributed $750,000 to a political group that provided crucial support to Walker and Republicans in recall elections, according to a report released Wednesday."

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 09/16/2016


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