Lead Toxicity Is a Nationwide Crisis

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By Rhea Suh, Natural Resources Defense Council Ask any parent, and they’ll tell you without hesitation that their most important responsibility is keeping their kids safe and healthy. As the mother of a young daughter myself, I’ll vouch that this is certainly true for me. And it’s equally true...
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Construction Jobs Amongst Nation’s Most Dangerous, 2015 Stats Show

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By the Teamsters If you want a relatively safe job from injury and illness, don’t work in a nursing home, a hospital or in construction, the latest federal data show. That’s because the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports those three industry sectors had the highest rates of job injuries and......
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Hair-Raising Ordeal Draws Attention to Lack of Oversight of Cosmetics, Personal Care Products

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By Mollie Rosenzweig, Center for Progressive Reform Last year, consumers linked Wen hair products to sudden and dramatic hair loss. The story generated a flurry of national coverage and spurred increased interest in just how closely the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates our cosmetic...
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Aliso Canyon, One Year Later

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By Briana Mordick, Natural Resources Defense Council Just over one year ago, natural gas began leaking from the Aliso Canyon underground storage facility in Los Angeles—one of the more than 400 such facilities in the U.S. The leak went on for nearly four months, resulting in what is now...
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