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Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring Turns 50

by Elizabeth Grossman, The Atlantic       “Reading Silent Spring today, it is disquieting to realize how much was already known in 1962 about the environmental health impacts of petrochemicals. Even more shocking is to recognize how little our regulatory response … Continue reading

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6th International Scientific Conference on Bioaerosols, Fungi, Bacteria, Mycotoxins in Indoor & Outdoor Environments & Human Health – Call for Abstracts is Now Open!

The Fungal Research Group Foundation (FRGF) and Scientific Program Committee is announcing the Call for Abstracts for the 2011 Conference Meeting to be held September 6 – September 9, 2011 in Saratoga Springs, New York, USA. The special themes of … Continue reading

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Biotech Workers Struggle for Safety And Expose Systemic Cover-up At SF Conference

by Seth Sandronsky The first national conference in the US was held in San Francisco on biotech workers and health and safety on July 17, 2010. This conference looked at the struggle of biotech workers to make sure their jobs … Continue reading

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Chemical Exposure Data from BP & OSHA for Gulf Cleanup Workers Dangerously Deficient – OSHA air sampling cleanup tasks with high potential for DERMAL exposure but low potential for AIRBORNE exposure – “…must both stop proclaiming the Gulf air safe based on dangerously deficient data”

Occupational & Environmental Medicine for Clinicians & Public Health Professionals “Both OSHA and BP misinterpret their air sampling to mean that the air in the Gulf is safe for all workers, everywhere, at all times.” “Life and death decisions, including … Continue reading

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The Precautionary Principle in the Real World – How a REAL EPA would have viewed the use of Corexit & Dispersants

Environmental Research Foundation By Peter Montague The Wingspread Statement’s definition of the precautionary principle is now widely quoted: “When an activity raises threats of harm to human health or the environment, precautionary measures should be taken even if some cause … Continue reading

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