[Pharmwaste] Androgen blockers

Volkman, Jennifer (MPCA) Jennifer.Volkman at state.mn.us
Fri Nov 18 16:53:40 EST 2011


In that series of articles from the link below, I thought this was also very interesting:
http://cen.acs.org/articles/89/web/2011/11/Androgen-Blockers-Appear-Effluent.html  It calls out triclosan and chlorophene. 

Many others as well. Toxicity of cosmetics; Africa is targeting reducing BPA and increasing the use of DDT...


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Subject: [Pharmwaste] Special Report: Flame retardant industry spent $23 million on lobbying, campaign donations 

http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/archives.jsp?tn=1title,lede,description,text,subject,publishername,coverage,reporter&tv=EDC&ss=1 


Special Report: Flame retardant industry spent $23 million on lobbying, campaign donations 


A 5-month investigation by Environmental Health News reveals that the chemical industry spent at least $23.2 million over the past five years to lobby California officials and donate to campaigns in an effort to defeat bills that would have regulated flame retardants. The four top recipients, three Democrats and one Republican, never voted in favor of any of the five bills. During the years of lobbying, the flame retardants have been building up in people's bodies, including breast milk, around the world.   (long article - go to the site above)






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