Study could reduce firefighter exposures to toxic chemicals

Being a firefighter has always required bravery and fire safety smarts. But fighting fires in today’s modern buildings, which are filled with chemicals, has increased the health risks to firefighters exponentially. Essentially, the chemical industry has made firefighters’ work environment even more dangerous and unsafe than it was 40 years ago. For decades, pounds of … Read more…

Flame retardants prompt historic vote on Safe Chemicals Act

Flame retardants have emerged as the poster child for how our current system of managing chemicals is failing. As a direct result, tomorrow morning the Safe Chemicals Act is scheduled to be voted on for the very first time.