Excerpts from this story referencing "Environment":
"… rs in history. Extrapolating from those studies, scientists with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have tentatively concluded that arsenic is a serious p …"
"… pears to be safe,” Linda Birnbaum, director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Toxicology Program, said in a statement …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "commissioner":
"… rs, the mayor officiated at the wedding of an ACC lobbyist. In Maine, the commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection, Patricia Aho, was an ACC lo …"
"… in food packaging. Then, in July, Gov. Paul LePage, who appointed Aho as commissioner, vetoed the bill over the objections of protesting parents. D.C. red tape …"
"… ironmental Protection in early 2011; that September, Gov. LePage named her commissioner. Aho has long touted her connection to business. Her official bio&nbs …"
"… blic Integrity, exploring Aho’s dual roles, sought an interview with the commissioner. Aho declined the request, but a spokeswoman said Aho had been an attorney …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "chemicals":
"… de the authority that Congress gave EPA.” …"
"… day marked a dubious milestone. It has been three years since the “chemicals of concern” list landed at the White House Office of Management and Budg …"
"… olybrominated diphenyl ethers, or PBDEs. The EPA wants to highlight these chemicals because “they may present an unreasonable risk to human health and/or th …"
"… st time for the OMB to conclude its review of the EPA’s proposal to list chemicals of concern,” Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., said in a statement to the C …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Europe":
"… in Scotland. “They’re going to be significant for plastics workers in Europe, India, China, Africa, the United States. The chemicals will have the same …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Congress":
"… regulation of named chemicals could follow.In the more than 35 years since Congress passed the law, known as TSCA, the EPA hasn’t used its power to flag che …"
"… CA, which has faced fierce criticism from environmental groups and some in Congress as out of date and ill equipped to address risks from the vast array of in …"
"… m the vast array of industrial chemicals now in use. Perennial attempts in Congress to overhaul the law have failed.Soon after taking over as EPA administrato …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Alabama":
"… n some cases, health problems have been immediate and stark. Tim Davis, an Alabama lawyer, sued a lindane manufacturer, pharmacist and doctor after a six-mon …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "cancer":
"… aners and food packaging.The primary health concern with benzidine dyes is cancer, the EPA said. The chemical HBCD, it said, persists in the environment and …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Scientific Advisory Panel":
"… hormone and reproductive systems of humans and amphibians.The EPA’s Scientific Advisory Panel is scheduled to meet next week to discuss the human health effects of …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "West Virginia":
"… 1984 Bhopal chemical disaster in India and the release of chemicals from a West Virginia plant the following year.You can search the TRI data here and the EPA’s …"