About this story

This story was written by Susanne Rust, an investigative reporter who focuses on the environment for California Watch. The story originally appeared here

Before joining California Watch, while at The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Rust focused much of her reporting on dangerous chemicals in everyday products and the lax regulations surrounding them.

Working with colleagues Meg Kissinger and Cary Spivak, Rust focused on bisphenol A in a series of stories, "Chemical Fallout." Following the series, federal regulators shifted their views.