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FOX News
Chemical in plastics may alter boys' genitals before birthBaby boys who are exposed in the womb to a chemical used in soft plastics may s
Chemical in plastics may alter boys' genitals before birth
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
Baby boys who are exposed in the womb to a chemical used in soft plastics may show small signs of altered genital development, according to new research published today. The study, which included more than 700 infants in four U.S. cities, is the... Read more
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Crosscut
Healthier flame retardants: Will Legislature finally protect kids, families?A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants to ban flame retardants linked to cancer,
Healthier flame retardants: Will Legislature finally protect kids, families?
Crosscut / Posted 9 days ago
A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants to ban flame retardants linked to cancer, learning disabilities and other health problems from being used in children’s products and furniture. But legislation to do that could fail for the fifth year running if... Read more
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PhysOrg
Extracting rare-earth elements from coal could soon be economical in USThe U.S. could soon decrease its dependence on importing valuable rare-earth el
Extracting rare-earth elements from coal could soon be economical in US
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
The U.S. could soon decrease its dependence on importing valuable rare-earth elements that are widely used in many industries, according to a team of Penn State and U.S. Department of Energy researchers who found a cost-effective and environmentally... Read more
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WBEZ91.5
An Industrial Chemical Finds its Way into Great Lakes TroutAn industrial chemical is showing up in trout from all five of the Great Lakes.
An Industrial Chemical Finds its Way into Great Lakes Trout
WBEZ91.5 / Posted 12 days ago
An industrial chemical is showing up in trout from all five of the Great Lakes. It’s called perfluoro-1-butane sulfonamide, or FBSA. Researchers traced this chemical back to several products on the market. Those include detergents and surfactants... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
A new pollution worry for Lake Michigan: Tiny plastic fibersTiny strands of plastic are turning up in alarming numbers throughout Lake Mich
A new pollution worry for Lake Michigan: Tiny plastic fibers
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
Tiny strands of plastic are turning up in alarming numbers throughout Lake Michigan, raising concerns about a previously unknown form of pollution that scientists fear poses risks to people and wildlife by spreading toxic chemicals and... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Shimkus, McCarter get backing of different groupsCHAMPAIGN — The American Chemistry Council is dedicating $289,000 toward the re
Shimkus, McCarter get backing of different groups
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
CHAMPAIGN — The American Chemistry Council is dedicating $289,000 toward the re-election of U.S. Rep. John Shimkus, R-Collinsville, in his 15th Congressional District primary election race. Television ads on behalf of the 10-term congressman began... Read more
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The Advocate
Reusable bags are safe, eco-friendlyThis letter is in response to Mr. Morrison’s letter published on Dec. 31, title
Reusable bags are safe, eco-friendly
The Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
This letter is in response to Mr. Morrison’s letter published on Dec. 31, titled “Reusable bags not a great alternative.” We are a coalition of local business and nonprofit leaders committed to building a stronger, safer and more resilient New... Read more

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