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Plastic Is Food Poisoning

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 06.28.2014 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Phthalates used to soften and make flexible rigid plastics like PVC, are also endocrine disrupters. Just like BPA, the impacts from these endocrine disrupters is most dangerous when the fetus is developing.

How To Avoid Bringing Toxic Chemicals Into Your Home

Saudia Davis | Posted 03.25.2014 | Green
Saudia Davis

Almost every conventional product on the market is made with potentially hazardous chemicals, but by staying informed you can protect yourself and your family.

'Toxic Hot Seat' Ignites Awareness

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 01.26.2014 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Toxic Hot Seat, a new documentary directed by James Redford and Kirby Walker, takes an in-depth look at chemical flame retardants.

City IDs Schools With Known PCB Leaks

The New York World | Posted 03.20.2013 | New York

On Tuesday, the New York City School Construction Authority released a list of 215 public school buildings where the Department of Education has repor...

State Environmental Agency Heads Pass Resolution About PCBs

Bart Mihailovich | Posted 11.04.2012 | Green
Bart Mihailovich

PCBs cause serious health effects, including cancer. So how does a product that was banned for production in the U.S. in 1979 still find a way to interrupt the health and wellbeing of our nation's waterbodies and citizens?

Mohawks Want Old General Motors Factory Superfund Site Cleaned

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 03.26.2012 | New York

MASSENA, N.Y. -- Larry Thompson sits high in his tractor cab and drives to a chain-link fence along his family property on the Mohawk Indians' Akwesas...

Saving Energy And Cleaning Up Schools Could Cost 15,000 Teacher Jobs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

How many teacher's salaries does it take to change a lightbulb? According to the New York Department of Education, about 15,000. The Environmental ...

Global Warming and Human-Induced Changes at the North Pole

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Over 200 toxic compounds are found in people of the Arctic. For instance, milk of Arctic women has ten times more PCBs and pesticides than milk from women in all the major cities in Canada.