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Arlene Blum

Entries by Arlene Blum

Killer Couch Chemicals

(12) Comments | Posted August 16, 2007 | 4:38 PM

Outdated California regulations are leading to toxic fire retardant chemicals in furniture sold in California and distributed across the nation. Russell Long of Friends of the Earth, Mary Brune of Making Our Milk Safe (MOMS), biophysical chemist Arlene Blum, and Joan Blades of, will share their adventures as they...

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Taking Action at 20,000 Feet

(1) Comments | Posted August 30, 2006 | 7:14 PM

"The top! We made it!" The six of us cheered and hugged. We were the first team of women to reach the arctic summit of Denali, the highest mountain in North America. Many people believed that women lacked the physical strength and technical skill to climb the toughest mountains. Our...

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