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FDA: Chicken meat contains arsenic, but keep eating it!

Majora Carter talks about environmental justice

The health consequences of fracking (Boston Globe, 22 Feb. 2012)

Lead in your lipstock? (Huffington Post, 14 February 2012)

Pittsburgh shows way to leafier cities

New push to label toxic building materials (NY Times, 2 Feb. 2012)

Reckless development now shown to have negative health consequences (NY Times, 30 January 2012)

University of Vermont will ban sale of bottled water on campus (Chronicle of Higher Education, 2 February 2012)

Oscar-nominated director Josh Fox (“Gasland”) arrested for trying to film fracking hearing in Washington

More evidence of dangerous toxins in beauty products (Washington Post, Jan. 30, 2012)

Cool video on using algae to treat municipal wastewater

Poop and Paddle: One man’s quest to treat his own wastewater

Kids get a bigger dose of toxic chemicals than their mothers (scientific American. Jan 26, 2012)

Kaiser Permanente announces that it will use less toxic materials in its hospitals (Washington Post, Jan. 17, 2012)

State Department to put Keystone Pipeline on hold (The New York Times, 18 January 2012)

New Heights of Double Speak, from the cosmetics industry

More evidence of phthaltes and their effect on childhood development. A new study links phthalate exposure to compromised childhood development

The plastics industry manipulates textbooks, takes a page from the Soviet playbook

Pesticides: Bad for babies, bad for kids. Three government studies warn about pre-natal exposures. From the NRDC.

Frizzy hair, formaldehyde, and infertility: A new study  will make your hair stand up

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