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Legislation: 26 States to Consider Toxic Chemicals Legislation in 2013

Despite intense industry opposition and Congressional inaction, state governments continue to defend the vulnerable from toxic chemical exposure.  In 2013, we expect at least 26 states to consider legislation and policy changes that will: Restrict or label the use of bisphenol A...
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Military Suicides Reached Record High In 2012

Pentagon figures obtained Monday by The Associated Press show that the 349 suicides among active-duty troops last year were up from 301 the year before and exceeded the Pentagon’s own internal projection of 325. Statistics alone do not explain why troops take their own...
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We’re in contact with uncontrolled chemicals

The 10 Americans were newborns. “Babies are coming into this world pre-polluted with toxic chemicals,” he said. More than 80,000 chemicals are in use today, and most have not been independently tested for safety, regulatory officials say. Yet we come in contact with...
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The genome of diamondback moth provides new clues for sustainable pest management

The diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella) preferentially feeds on economically important food crops such as rapeseed, cauliflower and cabbage. It has developed resistance to against more than 50 insecticides, including DDT, Bt toxins, among others, making the use of chemicals as...
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Agent Orange Okinawa: Kadena kept Agent Orange: ’71 army paper

A single sentence buried among 7,000 pages of documents recently released by the Pentagon might well be the needle in the haystack that conclusively proves the U.S. military stored toxic herbicides, including Agent Orange, in Okinawa during the Vietnam War. continue learning
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