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Displaying 1 - 13 of 13 resources in Lead:

1. Carcinogens Everywhere
U.S. EPA published a report in 1998 saying that 100% of the outdoor air in the continental U.S. is contaminated with eight cancer-causing industrial chemicals ...
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2. Do Garbage Incinerators Produce Air Pollution Harmful To Humans (Part 3)
People concerned about landfills and about 'mass burn' incinerators need to pay close attention to the toxic metal, lead. Many new studies show it is ...
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3. Dumbing Down the Children--Part 1
The NEW YORK TIMES reported in 1999 that, "Federal investigators say most states are flouting a 1989 law requiring that young children on Medicaid be ...
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4. Dumbing Down the Children--Part 2
State governments in the U.S. are refusing to comply with a 1989 federal law requiring that children be tested for lead poisoning. Even at low ...
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5. Dumbing Down the Children--Part 3
We have previously published considerable information about toxic lead and its permanent detrimental effects on young children. At low levels, lead impairs hearing, diminishes growth, ...
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6. Dumping Computers Doesn't Compute!
Just bought a new computer? Now wondering what to do with the old one? Do not throw it out. Recycle your old electronic equipment, or ...
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7. Green Living Center: Cookware and Dishware
USA
Cookware choices should be made carefully for the obvious fact that you use cookware to prepare the food you and your family eat. ...
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8. Green Living Center: Painting and Finishing Products
USA
A study by Johns Hopkins University several years ago concluded that there were some 300 known carcinogens and 150 mutagens in any given can of ...
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9. MS Degree Program Environ. Health and Safety Mgmt.
Rochester, NY, USA
Info on Rochester Institute of Technology MS Degree Program in Environmental Health and Safety Management. ...
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10. Save Smithsonian's Conservation and Research Center
Washington, DC, USA
Smithsonian Institution Secretary Lawrence Small has announced the planned closure of the Conservation and Research Center at the National Zoo. This will end all conservation ...
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11. The David Suzuki Foundation
Vancouver, Canada
Since 1990, the David Suzuki Foundation has worked to find ways for society to live in balance with the natural world that sustains us. Our ...
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12. Watson International Scholars of the Environment Program
Providence, RI, USA
At Brown University, the Watson International Scholars of the Environment Program convenes environmental leaders from university faculties, governments and non-governmental organizations throughout the developing world. ...
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13. What's Happening in Children's Health
Children can be exposed to harmful substances from what seem like benign everyday sources, from cheery school buses to chewy toys. New research is shedding ...
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