Are polyester and polypropylene rugs a safe choice for families? Our Mom Detective weighs in on indoor air pollution, microplastics, and alternatives.
House Republicans’ energy package will amend the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and put our health and the environment at risk by streamlining the approval of substances that might be required to meet important energy needs in the future.
“Lead is in almost every baby food we’ve tested, and the action levels that FDA has set will influence almost none of that food.”
No need to panic about replacing your gas stove. There are things we can all do to protect ourselves from gas stove pollution—without the expense.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has the authority to regulate from gas stove pollution by implementing commonsense standards for these appliances.
According to a new study that scientists call “eye popping” – exposure to toxic emissions from gas stoves is giving kids asthma.
In response to a New York Times article, our Mom Detective writes why she was disappointed in the biased reporting about microplastics.
In response to a New York Times article about microplastics, our Senior Policy Analyst on Petrochemicals tells why plastics industry disinformation report is dangerous.
“A Poison Like No Other: How Microplastics Corrupted Our Planet and Our Bodies” webinar delivered a scathing indictment of how plastics manufacturers have created an “absurd death spiral” that is loading the environment with so much plastic that it’s even in the air we breathe.
Paper wrapping is often made from nonrecyclable materials, including plastics. Here are the basics of eco-friendly gift wrapping.
Read this story of a mom’s fertility journey and a new study about declining sperm counts and the environmental exposures that contribute to growing rates of infertility.
Gas-powered leaf blowers release toxic pollutants into the air we breathe. These pollutants, many known carcinogens, can be extremely harmful to human health.