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Ryan Scott

Cheap Drywall May Cause Health Problems

According to the Associated Press, at the height of the U.S. housing boom, when building materials were in short supply, American construction companies used millions of pounds of Chinese-made…

Frank Bailey

How Our Current Administration Loves Phthalates

According to a lawsuit filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., and Public Citizen, Inc. against the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”), chemicals…

Drew Dixon

Vinyl Shower Curtains Emit Toxic Chemicals

Vinyl shower curtains sold at many major retail stores across the country have been linked to serious health problems because they emit toxic chemicals. Researchers at Center for Health, Environment, and Justice found that the curtains contained high concentrations of chemicals that are linked to liver damage as well as damage to the central nervous, respiratory, and reproductive systems.

Sach D. Oliver

Twister Hits Toxic Town in Oklahoma

Twister devastation in Picher was complicated by the town’s status as one of the most polluted Superfund sites in the nation.