American Chemistry Council
The health assessment that apparently was completed months ago concerns formaldehyde.
Despite plastic bag bans in places like California showing signs of success, a growing number of states are enacting prohibitions
The notion that poisoning the planet is bad for people and profits is not shared universally.
A third of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisory Board, an influential panel that reviews the science the
The New York City Council is currently considering a bill to designate expanded polystyrene (EPS, commonly referred to as
By: Niv Sultan "I think that American people should know that the members of Congress are underpaid," said Rep. Jim Moran
While the plastics industry can see the burgeoning marine pollution problem, it has no intention to stop or modify what it's doing, even insisting plastic production will increase.
The ACC has been doing a lot more than just posting disinformation on the Internet. Along with Koch Industries -- owner of Georgia-Pacific, one of the largest U.S. formaldehyde and plywood manufacturers -- it has been currying favor on Capitol Hill with large sums of lobbying and campaign cash.
Congress hasn't passed a major environmental bill since 1996, when Bill Clinton signed amendments to the Clean Water Act. Now it seems that the "Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act," is moving through the Senate and might actually make it to Barack Obama's desk.
Ending the Democratic Senate majority takes the gavel out of Boxer's hand next year. Those in the industry predict that Republicans
It's pretty clear that the gynecologists, obstetricians and pediatricians who are primarily responsible for our children's health are unified with the common goal of reducing exposure to toxic chemicals -- especially in pregnancy.
John Replogle, president and CEO of Seventh Generation, said the coalition aims to separate pro-reform businesses from trade
The petrochemical lobby has the bucks, the high-priced ad agencies, lawyers, and legislators in their pockets. We have the truth and our creativity.
Today's version of the metal can could be a thing of the past, if a consortium of activist groups gets its way. Their target is a chemical that, if banned, could change the very way food is packaged.
That's the way it is for toxic products and processes: There are safe alternatives for them. There are safe substitutes for virtually every deadly product and process. The problem? The vested interests that continue to push and defend them.
TOP 10 RECIPIENTS OF CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CAMPAIGN FUNDS, 2011-2012* Monsanto and other agro-chemical companies have invested
Our current chemical safety policy amounts to an honor system and it's now perfectly clear that too many of these companies simply have no honor. It is past time for Congress to pass the Safe Chemicals Act by Senator Lautenberg.