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Even the CDC practices this…

There are many sources of indoor air pollution in any home. Continue reading

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Yes, the Environment Affects Our Health

Over 80,000 new chemicals have been created since World War II and very few of them have been tested for their effects on us and other living beings. Continue reading

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Our Children: Second-Class Citizens

We can begin to take action to protect us. Just because some people – the chemical industry in this case – are willing to throw away our children does not mean we have to accept that. Continue reading

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EPA Part II

This post continues my description of what I said to the representatives of the EPA about their school siting guidelines. I told them about my friend “Roberta” (I have changed her name to protect her identity) who attended Beverly Hills … Continue reading

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EPA School Siting Guidelines

I had the privilege yesterday of speaking to representatives of the EPA at a meeting sponsored by California Safe Schools and others.  The purpose of the guidelines will be to “guide” areas about what constitutes a safe area to place … Continue reading

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Asthma and Perfume Do Not Mix

The EPA recently held a big conference about asthma in Washington, DC and requested that participants not wear perfume or scents.  Halleluyah!  The agency has set a notable example that recognizes that perfumes, scents, and “good-smelling” products (quotation marks, mine) … Continue reading

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