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Rising Costs of Rare Earth Materials Driving Up Paint Prices
In the face of higher food prices, consumers are apt to alter their menus and switch to less expensive store brands. So, it shouldn't be at all surprising that artists are making changes in what they are buying as the cost of materials they use in their work has been rising.
Do You Know How to Read a Tube of Paint?
Presumably, prospective buyers would want to read about what is inside the tube, such as the pigment, medium (oil or acrylic, for instance), other admixtures (additives, binders, coarse particle content, extenders, preservatives) and the durability (or lightfastness) of the product.
Changes Approved For 19 Chemical Elements
Louisiana's Pointe-au-Chien Tribe Struggles to Preserve Its Way of Life
Scientists Describe Odd Fruit-Shaped Particle
Is This Pollutant Tied To Breast Cancer Risk?
Private Seafood Tests Uncover Toxins Missed By Feds
Consumers used to worry about ordering seafood fried, instead of the healthier broiled-or-stewed option, but since the BP spill they're unsure about whether to eat it at all.
Almost All Herbal Supplements Found To Have Contaminants: Lead, Mercury, Arsenic Found
Cadmium: Should You Be Afraid?
Yes, cadmium is bad news. It's the seventh worst material on the CDC's list of most hazardous substances in the environment, and kids tend to suffer worse effects.
Green News Report -- January 14, 2010 (Audio)
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen
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Protecting Our Kids from Cadmium-laden "Sassy Chic" Bracelets
Leo W. Gerard
International President, United Steelworkers
When alerted to the presence of a potentially fatal level of a toxic element in a child's bracelet, the Consumer Product Safety Commission is obligated to act.
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