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Chemical Regulation

Kate Sheppard

Pennsylvania Isn't Very Excited About Getting The Chemicals Left After West Virginia's Spill

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As West Virginians continue to deal with the aftermath of a chemical spill that left hundreds of thousands without safe tap water, some ...

Kate Sheppard

In Ironic Twist, Deregulation Group Solicits Aid For West Virginia

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Hundreds of thousands of West Virginians have been without access to clean tap water for five days now, following a chemical spill in the Elk River. T...

Updating the Toxic Substance Control Act and Haley's Ribbon: Looping Back to Breast Cancer Prevention

Karuna Jaggar | Posted 11.07.2013 | Impact
Karuna Jaggar

The story of the pink ribbon is the story of how breast cancer prevention has been marginalized and the power of people to stand up to corporations. Few people know that the pink ribbon began as a peach ribbon for prevention.

Lynne Peeples

Chemistry Lessons: Living With Rachel Carson's Legacy

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 09.22.2012 | Green

This story originally appeared in Issue 6 of our new weekly iPad magazine, Huffington, in the iTunes App store. As you read this, a menagerie...

Manufacturers Turn Against CA's New Chemical Regulations

AP | NOAKI SCHWARTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LOS ANGELES — It's almost unthinkable now that environmentalists and manufacturers once stood together as Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bi...

The Tide Turns: At Long Last, Federal Chemical Regulation Given Priority

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Christopher Gavigan

It's special when an advocate bears witness to a tidal shift in attitude and action around a cause. I experienced just that when EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson announced recently that her agency, with the White House, is ready to get tough on toxic chemicals.