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Toxic Chemicals

EPA 'chemicals of concern' list stuck nearly two years in executive review

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 04.10.2012 | Green
The Center for Public Integrity

By Chris Hamby and Jim Morris, iWatch NewsAbout 21 months ago, a proposed list of widely used chemicals that may pose health risks landed at the Whi...

Eco Etiquette: What's The Environmental Cost Of Cut Flowers?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 04.09.2012 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. Are cut flowers really ba...

NRDC Files Lawsuit Blocking Untested Nanosilver Pesticide From Clothing

Jennifer Sass | Posted 03.31.2012 | Green
Jennifer Sass

Today we filed a federal lawsuit to block nanosilver, a potent antimicrobial pesticide, from market access. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

'Green News Report' - January 24, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.25.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Capitol H...

Lynne Peeples

Watchdog Groups Slam Military's Ongoing 'Secrecy' Over Camp Lejeune Water Contamination

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 01.24.2012 | Green

Government watchdogs are crying "bullshit" and calling the U.S. Navy a "bully" in response to a redacted federal report on the drinking water supply a...

'Green News Report' - January 19, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.20.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: White Hou...

Orange Juice Shows Us the Toxic Side of International Trade

Dr. Gary Ginsberg | Posted 03.20.2012 | Green
Dr. Gary Ginsberg

The U.S. has identified safer ways to limit mold growth on citrus in Florida and California. The U.S. should demand the same from our overseas suppliers.

'Green News Report' - January 17, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.18.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The owner...

Lynne Peeples

Toxic Secret: Navy Letter Hints At Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Cover-Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 01.13.2012 | Green

The U.S. Navy is asking government investigators to suppress information concerning the toxic water scandal at the Marine Corps' Camp Lejeune, accordi...

'Green News Report' - January 12, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.13.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: GOP plann...

'Green News Report' - January 10, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.11.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Rick Sant...

EPA Doesn't Give Full Picture on Toxics Pollution

Corbin Hiar | Posted 03.11.2012 | Green
Corbin Hiar

The EPA has unveiled its analysis of a database containing information on the disposal or release of 650 potentially dangerous chemicals used by almost 21,000 facilities. But this provides only a snapshot of the pollution produced by American industry.

Food Lobby Says EPA's Dioxin Limits Will "Scare the Crap Out of People"

Michele Simon | Posted 03.07.2012 | Home
Michele Simon

It doesn't take much for a food industry freak-out over potential government action, but this latest corporate outcry is especially galling and self-serving.

'Green News Report' - January 5, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.06.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Riots ove...

'Green News Report' - January 3, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.04.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: We're bac...

'Green News Report' - December 22, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.21.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Breaking:...

Take Toxic Chemicals Off Your Gift List

Claire Moshenberg | Posted 02.20.2012 | Parents
Claire Moshenberg

In the midst of holiday madness, the last thing you want to worry about are sneaky toxic chemicals in your kids' gifts.

'Green News Report' - December 20, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.19.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Rush Limb...

'Green News Report' - December 15, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.14.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Arsenic a...

'Green News Report' - December 13, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.12.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Climate c...

'Green News Report' - December 8, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.07.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Triumph o...

America's Moms Are Watching U.S. Senate: Pass the Safe Chemicals Act!

Jessica Alba | Posted 01.15.2012 | Parents
Jessica Alba

Every kid has the right to be safe in her home. Every mom has the right to know that the products she buys for her child are free of toxic chemicals. We have hope and faith in our political system to fix this problem, and we are counting on our U.S. Senators to get it done.

Where regulators failed, citizens took action -- testing their own air

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
The Center for Public Integrity

By Elizabeth Shogren, Kristen Lombardi and Sandra Bartlett, iWatch NewsTONAWANDA, N,Y. -- For the past three decades, Jeani Thomson has been pleadin...

Many Americans left behind in the quest for cleaner air

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 01.07.2012 | Green
The Center for Public Integrity

By Jim Morris, Chris Hamby and Elizabeth Lucas, iWatch NewsFor all of her 62 years, Lois Dorsey has lived five blocks from a mass of petrochemical p...

New "Ingredient" Label for Buildings Launches at Greenbuild

Andy Mannle | Posted 12.05.2011 | Green
Andy Mannle

Unhealthy homes pose a threat to millions of Americans. These dangers can include chemicals like Bisphenol A, formaldehyde, VOCs and PVC in building products. Ironically, efforts to make homes more efficient have resulted in trapping more of these chemicals inside.