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The American Chemistry Council

Should You Break Up With Your Ob/Gyn?

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 06.01.2014 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

It's pretty clear that the gynecologists, obstetricians and pediatricians who are primarily responsible for our children's health are unified with the common goal of reducing exposure to toxic chemicals -- especially in pregnancy.

'Green News Report' - April 25, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.25.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

Move Over Joe Camel -- Plastics Lobby Targets Kids in Textbooks

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 10.26.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

What do cigarettes and single-use plastics have in common? Most cigarettes have a single-use plastic filter -- so smokers get a dose of petrochemical...

Don't 'Bag It': Get to the DC Environmental Film Festival

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
A. Siegel

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We Can Send a Man to the Moon, But Can't Invent a Green Credit Card!?

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

Over six billion credit cards are produced each year worldwide. That is enough to make over 50 stacks of cards higher than Mt. Everest. Too bad these are not recyclable.

The Great Disposable Plastic Spill

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

The old 3 Rs: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle don't begin to deal with the problem of synthetic pollution made from petrochemicals that has steadily increased since its introduction in the late 1950's.

California Drops the Ball on Plastic Bag Ban

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Why is it that the average American hasn't yet come to associate single-use plastic bags with the terrible environmental and economic toll these bags exact?

Lawmaker Blasts Plastics Trade Association for Falsities

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Lisa Kaas Boyle

The author of the Single-Use Bag Reduction Act delivered a blistering expose of the false figures being used by the plastics industry trade association, the American Chemistry Council (ACC), to oppose her bill.

Maybe Business Likes to be Regulated

Gary Liberson, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gary Liberson, PhD

There is always a sector of the public that demands Government protect it from all risks. There is also, always a sector of Industry that will not ch...

Masters of the Obvious

Mark Gold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mark Gold

The American Chemistry Council has been making hay with its earth-shattering findings that unwashed reusable bags can be contaminated with a variety of bacterial pathogens, including Salmonella.

A Moon Mission For Safer Plastics?

Elizabeth Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Elizabeth Grossman

From what the chemical and packaging industries have been saying in response to questions about the safety of certain products, American innovation may be in trouble.

EPA: No More Eyes Wide Shut?

Elaine Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Elaine Shannon

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson is ushering in a new era of openness, so says the EPA. The agency will henceforth disallow the shielding of disquieting test data on known chemicals behind the cloak of "confidential business information."

Pink Washing the Dangers of Bottled Water

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Perhaps Sparkletts is promoting an alliance with a cancer charity as a PR strategy to distract consumers from Sparkletts' more significant association with their bottles, which are made with a known carcinogen -- BPA.

Environmental Groups and Chemical Industry Agree on Regulating Toxics?

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Gavigan

Have the historical competing interests finally converged? Can the economy and the environment be BFF?

Biomonitoring: Essential for Protecting Public Health

Nena Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nena Baker

We have a right to know what's in us, no matter how disturbing.

FDA: Get BPA Out ASAP

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

You, like millions of other Americans, probably regularly use and consume products made with Bisphenol A (BPA), a toxic chemical that is a $6 billion global industry.