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Why Persistence Matters: The Case for Restricting PBT Chemicals

Nena Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nena Baker

Persistence is a great trait if you're job hunting, learning to play the piano or potty training your child. But when it comes to toxic chemicals, persistence is a characteristic that spells trouble.

Half of All Fish In U.S. Lakes Are Toxic

Wendy Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Gordon

A new EPA study found 268 bio-accumulative and toxic chemicals--notably mercury, polychlorinated biphenyls and dioxins and furans--in fish from a national sampling of 500 lakes and reservoirs.