A new peer-reviewed study in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives identified seventeen types of chemicals, 102 in total, linked to breast cancer. The study spearheaded by the scientists at the Silent Spring Institute, found areas in which policy and personal steps are a major opportunity for breast cancer prevention. As Silent Spring put it, “Every woman in America has […]
Yesterday the House Energy and Commerce Committee met to discuss reforming our out of date law on toxic chemicals, the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The second version of the Chemicals in Commerce Act discussion draft (our response can be found here) made some small progress towards protecting public health from toxic chemicals. The underlying framework however […]
Today concerned parents and health advocates coast to coast are gathering outside nearly 50 Walgreens stores to call on the retailer to eliminate unnecessary dangerous chemicals from their store shelves.