For Immediate Release:  Tuesday, December 10, 2019 WASHINGTON – The defense bill finalized by Congress last night excludes key provisions designed to reduce ongoing releases of the toxic fluorinated chemicals called PFAS, remove PFAS from tap water and clean up legacy PFAS contamination. The National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2020,Continue Reading

For Immediate Release:  Tuesday, December 10, 2019 WASHINGTON – Environmental Working Group today published a map of 305 military installations that used the firefighting foams made with the toxic fluorinated chemicals called PFAS, which have likely contaminated drinking water or ground water on or around the bases. These are sitesContinue Reading

EWG: ‘The scariest Trump appointee you’ve never heard of’ For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, December 11, 2019 WASHINGTON – President Trump is considering nominating a former top chemical industry executive, who at the Environmental Protection Agency has led the rollback of important chemical safety regulations, to lead the Consumer Product SafetyContinue Reading

By Thomas Galligan, Ph.D., Toxicologist Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Recent years have seen an increase in the number of aluminum-free antiperspirants and deodorants on the market. The trend has been led by smaller, boutique brands marketed as “natural,” such as Here + Now, Justin Bieber’s new “gender-neutral” deodorant from Schmidt’sContinue Reading

For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, December 11, 2019 WASHINGTON – Beginning next year, a neurotoxic pesticide that at low doses can trigger brain and behavioral damage in children will be banned from use by agricultural operations in New York State. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has directed the state’s Department of Environmental ConservationContinue Reading

For Immediate Release: Thursday, December 12, 2019 WASHINGTON – DuPont, whose toxic fluorinated chemicals have contaminated communities nationwide, is buying a company that specializes in removing those same chemicals from tap water. DuPont announced on Wednesday it will purchase Desalitech Ltd., a manufacturer of closed-circuit reverse osmosis technology. Reverse osmosis is one of theContinue Reading

To see the best results from any diet plan, you’ve got to know the “Diet Commandments.” These guidelines are essential for superior results. They will take you to the Promised Land, flowing with good health and energy. Sadly, many dieters miss out on one or more of these rules, andContinue Reading