Some members of Congress are suggesting a rollback of key environmental laws, which could have profound impacts on public health.
A new study has found potentially toxic flame retardant (FR) chemicals on every mother and child that participated. The research, conducted by the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health, analyzed mother-child pairs in New York City and found 100% exposure, with toddlers having higher concentrations than their mothers. FRs have been linked to impaired mental […]
Legislators, parents and firefighters joined together in Connecticut for a press conference last week on the toxicity of flame retardant chemicals. These additives were introduced in the 1970s to prevent the spread of fires, but have since been linked to increases in cancer. “They are toxic to our fire fighters and incredibly toxic to our […]
Reproductive health professionals describe increasingly evident link between toxic chemicals and health issues A new report published by the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) outlines how increased exposure to toxic chemicals is threatening human reproduction and health. Exposure to toxics such as air pollutants, pesticides and plastics have been linked to miscarriage, stillbirths, […]
NCEL Chair Hubbard Statement on Chemical Safety Improvement Act
Letter to Senators Boxer and Vitter regarding Chemical Safety Improvement Act: State Legislators Call on Senate to Strengthen S.1009
NCEL Members Support Industrial Carbon Standards