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Links Between Environmental Exposures and Autism Explored

Links Between Environmental Exposures and Autism Explored PALO ALTO, California, July 5, 2011 (ENS) – The largest and most rigorous twin study of its kind to date has found that shared environment influences susceptibility...

 

Autism Experts Urge Reform of U.S. Chemicals Law

Autism Experts Urge Reform of U.S. Chemicals Law

Autism Experts Urge Reform of U.S. Chemicals Law WASHINGTON, DC, June 8, 2011 (ENS) – Environmental health and autism experts Tuesday called for reform of the outdated U.S. law regulating chemicals, the Toxic Substances Control...

 

EPA’s New Boiler Emissions Standards Halve Implementation Costs

EPA’s New Boiler Emissions Standards Halve Implementation Costs WASHINGTON, DC, February 24, 2011 (ENS) – In response to federal court orders, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is issuing final Clean Air Act standards...

 

EPA Heeds Industry Protests, Seeks Time to Rewrite Boiler Rules

EPA Heeds Industry Protests, Seeks Time to Rewrite Boiler Rules

EPA Heeds Industry Protests, Seeks Time to Rewrite Boiler Rules WASHINGTON, DC, December 9, 2010 (ENS) – The U.S. EPA is seeking an extension in its court-ordered schedule for issuing rules that would reduce air pollution...

 

Investors: Obsolete Chemicals Law Threatens Business Recovery

Investors: Obsolete Chemicals Law Threatens Business Recovery FALLS CHURCH, Virginia, September 27, 2010 (ENS) – Fifty-one organizations managing more than $35 billion in assets signed a letter sent to Congress today urging...

 

U.S. EPA Greenlights Pesticide Harmful to Children

U.S. EPA Greenlights Pesticide Harmful to Children

  WASHINGTON, DC, April 5, 2017 (ENS) – Effective today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is denying a petition by two environmental groups who ask that the agency revoke all food residue tolerances for the pesticide chlorpyrifos....

 

Pregnant California Women Carry World’s Highest Flame Retardant Levels

Pregnant California Women Carry World’s Highest Flame Retardant Levels SAN FRANCISCO, California, August 10, 2011 (ENS) – The highest levels of banned chemicals used in flame retardants ever reported among pregnant women...

 

EPA Must Limit Power Plant Air Toxics By November 2011

  WASHINGTON, DC, October 26, 2009 (ENS) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to adopt rules reducing air pollution from coal-burning and oil-burning power plants by November 16, 2011, according to a settlement reached...

 
 
 
 

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