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Children Are Why We Care About Environmental Safety by Brett .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 09 May 2010 12:00am A few weeks ago, I received an email from Consumer’s Union asking me to visit their headquarters in Yonkers, New York. I would be attending an “event” regarding the organization’s “National School Safety Coalition.” I was invited because this blog has often discussed children’s safety issues. My favorite topics are dangerous ... Read on »
Confirming CCS Security and Environmental Safety Aim of Newly Selected Field Projects by US Department of Energy Posted Wed 06 Jul 2011 10:37am Washington — The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) portfolio of field projects aimed at confirming that long-term geologic carbon dioxide (CO2) storage is safe and environmentally secure has been expanded by three projects selected to collectively receive $34.5 million over four years. Researchers will conduct small-scale injection tes ... Read on »
AWEA Wind Environmental Health and Safety Seminar by Energy Efficiency Posted Tue 08 Nov 2011 2:00am Date: 1/9/2012 to 1/10/2012 Location: San Diego, CA Attendees will learn about the issues facing occupational environmental, health, and safety professionals in the wind industry and how others are solving some of the industry's most important challenges. Read on »
Toxic Dust Bunnies: Environmental Health, Safety Threats from PBDEs by Diane Patient Expert Posted Thu 08 Oct 2009 10:00pm Part 2 - by Nena Baker, author, The Body Toxic: How the Hazardous Chemistry of Everyday Things Threatens Our Health and Well-being (North Point Press/Farrar, Straus and Giroux "Thirty years ago, about the time that PBDEs were introduced, veterinarians began noticing an uptick in feline hyperthyroidism, the most common endocrine disorder in ca ... Read on »
Get Smart with Toy Safety by Wired Berries .. Posted Tue 09 Sep 2008 7:21am When I was a kid, what I played with came from the castoffs of my older brother (a baby of '76), my older sister ('77), and an influx of shiny new stuff (because I demanded it, and as the possessor of the cutest gappy smile, I usually got it). I remember Care Bears, Popples, Cabbage Patch Kids, and plastic kitchens at a 60% scale (which made them ... Read on »
Conference on Food, Famine and Future Technologies by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 05 Mar 2009 4:40am Appigna niBioethics Center in collaboration with The University of Montreal: Bioethics Programs present: Food, Famine, and Future Technologies: Ethical Dilemmas in a Hungry World May 22-23, 2009 in NYC Co cktail Re c eption:Friday, May 22, 2009, 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Location:Tudor Hotel at the United ... Read on »
Conference on Food, Famine and Future Technologies by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 08 Mar 2009 3:13pm AppignaniBioethics Center in collaboration with The University of Montreal: Bioethics Programspresent: Food, Famine, and Future Technologies: Ethical Dilemmas in a Hungry World May 22-23, 2009 in NYC Cocktail Re c eption: Friday, May 22, 2009, 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Location: Tudor Hotel at the United Nation ... Read on »
BP Amoco: Accidents Not Waiting to Happen by Steven M. Patient Expert Posted Fri 04 Jun 2010 5:31am “We Guarantee the Future” British Petroleum Amoco History British Petroleum has a long record of bold claims and clever slogans. Far too many have proven to be incredibly ironic. BP also has another history, one we are reminded of now more than ever, one they paid top-dollar to cover up. A history of accidents and incidents of epic p ... Read on »
Triclosan Comes under Scrutiny by Environmental Health Posted Mon 31 May 2010 9:00pm Triclosan Comes under Scrutiny Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to Catherine M. Coone ... Read on »