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Are You Eating Food That Was Irrigated with Oilfield Wastewater?

Are You Eating Food That Was Irrigated with Oilfield Wastewater? | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
California environmental activists say oil wastewater doesn’t belong on farms until it is proven safe. California water districts disagree.
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Group Highlights Link Between Chemicals in Household Items, Brain Development in Kids

Group Highlights Link Between Chemicals in Household Items, Brain Development in Kids | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
A national group of health advocates and researchers says there’s a clear link between toxic chemicals in food and everyday products and brain development
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How The North Face is reshaping its supply chain through chemical responsibility

How The North Face is reshaping its supply chain through chemical responsibility | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
For the best part of a decade, outdoor wear giant North Face has been committed to a responsible chemistry programme which aims to create significant environmental savings that go beyond compliance, to identify environmentally preferable chemicals and to reduce overall chemical use in its supply ... - edie news centre
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DuPont May Dodge Toxic Lawsuits By Pulling a Disappearing Act

DuPont May Dodge Toxic Lawsuits By Pulling a Disappearing Act | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
First DuPont spun off much of its environmental liability into a new company known as Chemours. Now the company plans to merge with Dow.
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Wal-Mart Asks Its Suppliers to Stop Using Eight Chemicals

Wal-Mart Asks Its Suppliers to Stop Using Eight Chemicals | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is asking suppliers to remove formaldehyde, triclosan and six other substances from their products, part of an effort to eliminate controversial chemicals from household goods.
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There's a killer lurking in your canned food

There's a killer lurking in your canned food | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
It’s a case of conflicting studies that could have serious consequences for the health of Canadians.
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More Than 300 New Chemicals Snagged as EPA Implements Law

More Than 300 New Chemicals Snagged as EPA Implements Law | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
The criteria the Environmental Protection Agency is using to decide whether more than 300 new chemicals can enter commerce changed June 22 when the primary U
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Chemical Companies Face Brexit REACH Compliance Questions

Chemical Companies Face Brexit REACH Compliance Questions | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it

"British chemicals companies and companies that use the U.K. as their point of entry into the European single market could face years of uncertainty over their compliance obligations under the European Union's REACH regulation, in the wake of the U.K.’s Brexit referendum"

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Drinking water in three Colorado cities contaminated with toxic chemicals above EPA limits

Drinking water in three Colorado cities contaminated with toxic chemicals above EPA limits | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
Invisible toxic chemicals are contaminating drinking water for 80,000 people south of Colorado Springs, one of 63 areas nationwide where the chemicals widely used to fight petroleum fires have been measured at levels the EPA deems dangerous.
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