U.S. report urges deeper look into breast cancer's environmental links

By Jim Morris

A new federal report urges enhanced research into potential environmental triggers of breast cancer.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Environment":

"… r. Compiled by the congressionally mandated Interagency Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Coordinating Committee, the report notes that most cases of bre …"

"… together as a mixture, for effects on the mammary gland and breast …” Environmental exposures, moreover, have gotten relatively little attention from resear …"

"… re in close proximity to industry or waste sites.” Spokespeople for the Environmental Protection Agency and the American Chemistry Council, the chemical indus …"

Federal regulators have failed to act on toxic chemical, report says

By Chris Hamby

Regulators have done little to protect the public from BPA, critics say

Inkling of concern: Chemicals in tattoo inks face scrutiny

By Brett Israel

New research finds chemicals in tattoo inks: Including some toxic metals, and one of the most potent skin carcinogens

EPA fails to inform public about weed-killer in drinking water

By Danielle Ivory

An herbicide atrazine has been found in four state, at levels ten times higher than federal safety limits

Excerpts from this story referencing "Environmental Protection Agency":

"… nking water in four states, but water customers have not been told and the Environmental Protection Agency has not published the results.Records that tracked the amount of the weed- …"

"… know why they’re testing.”In Illinois, Roger Selburg of the state’s Environmental Protection Agency said that he looks at the weekly data. But he said he does not use it to d …"