The Great Lakes are under emerging threat from an unnecessary long-lasting fragrance chemical. Galaxolide, a synthetic musk frequently used in those scented cleaning products that give our home that pine-fresh or lemony-smell, is getting washed down the drain, sneaking past wastewater treatment plants and is putting the Great Lakes’ delicate ecosystem as risk.
Would you use perfume on your baby? Lindsay Dahl, Deputy Director We all love the smell of babies, but at what cost? It was just last week when I was watching Modern Family and I couldn’t stop laughing when one of the characters was “baby huffing.” You know that overwhelming feeling when you hold a […]
I had the highest mercury of all the pregnant women tested. I was shocked that my levels were as high as they were. Turns out these chemicals are ubiquitous in the environment. As clean as I tried to be, it was not enough to protect my baby boy.