Smart discussion about toxics policy reform
Toxic Teflon – Too Little, Too Late
The unfolding debacle with toxic Teflon products is a great example of what happens when you wait too long to regulate a chemical. Teflon, a perflourinated compound (PFC) made by the DuPont company, and related PFCs are some of the most problematic substances ever allowed into widespread commercial use. But...
Pollution in 5 Extraordinary Women
A May 2009 report by EWG documented pollution in 5 extraordinary women who for decades have fought against pollution, environmental racism and injustice in their communities. From New Orleans, Green Bay, Corpus Christi and Oakland, these women have been deeply been engaged in environmental justice battles...