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These Companies Created a Lead Paint Crisis - and Refuse to Clean It Up
Health & Wellness  (tags: heavy metals, toxins, corporate responsibility )

- 12 days ago -
In the 1800s, manufacturers started adding lead pigment to their paint to help it dry faster and last longer. But by the middle of the 20th century, research had established the element's serious health effects on humans.
Avaaz,Chairman of Samsung,Expose the "Dark Side" of the Galaxy
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, samsung, toxins, phones, safety, protection )

- 187 days ago -
Children as young as 7 are inhaling toxic dust to extract cobalt a mineral used in cell phones by samsung who refuses to ensure their supply chain is free of child labour.Sign ,call on them to investigate,& call on the DRC govt to address child labour
Close the Tap on America's Poisonous Water Supplies PETITION
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, protection, water, toxins )

- 269 days ago -
You could be drinking 70 times the recommended limit of a cancer-causing toxin. PFCs, a highly fluorinated toxic chemical, have been linked to diseases like cancer, kidney failure, thyroid problems, and weakened immune systems. The toxins have been found
Stop Shaw From Carpeting Our World With Toxics!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: chemicals, CO2emissions, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, health, humans, protection, recycling, Sustainabililty, toxins )

- 396 days ago -
Currently, most carpets end up in landfills, which is problematic as synthetic fibres, such as nylon and polyester, can take centuries to biodegrade, leach toxic chemicals, and emit methane gas.
Stop the Dumping of Toxic Fracking Wastewater - Petition
Environment  (tags: Gulf of Mexico, toxins, water, wastewater, petition, offshore drilling )

- 436 days ago -
Right now US policy allows offshore drilling operations to dump unlimited toxic wastewater from their platforms into Americas waters in the Gulf of Mexico along with chemicals like arsenic, benzene, cadmium, lead, formaldehyde, chlorine, and mercury.
The Chemical Workers Song For Labor Day   video
Environment  (tags: chemical workers, toxins, but you go, pollution, toxic, early death )

- 559 days ago -
But you go. The question is can we live without so many of these chemicals. The people of the world must think this through and then act upon it.
Kroger and Albertsons: Get Toxic BPA Out of Canned Food SIGN THIS PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, greenproducts, TOXINS, green, greenliving, Sustainabililty, health )

- 568 days ago -
Did you know that eating canned soup or cooking with canned tomatoes could expose your family to the toxic chemical bisphenol A (BPA)?
Toxic Chemicals in Drinking Water for Six Million Americans
Environment  (tags: drinking water, toxins, water pollution, water pollution pollution politics, humans, protection, pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water )

- 584 days ago -
Drinking water supplies for more than six million Americans contain unsafe levels of industrial chemicals that have been linked to cancer and other serious health problems, a U.S. study suggests.
More Than 100 Nobel Laureates Demand Greenpeace End Anti-GMO Crusade
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo's, greenpeace, nobel laureates, toxins, golden rice, health, safety, prevention, food )

- 625 days ago -
"Greenpeace have also claimed that Golden Rice would not work; that it would not deliver enough vitamin A to be effective, or that it would produce so much as to be dangerous."
Monsanto The Monster From America   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: Monsanto, Abby Martin, toxins, Michael Taylor, agriculture, Mitt Romney, George Bush, Clarence Thomas, President Obama, Donald Rumsfeld )

- 638 days ago -
Few corporations in the world are as loathed and as sinister as Monsanto. But the threat it poses to people and planet could be reaching new heights. Even if you think you know all about Monsanto this one do not miss.
Tell the EPA to Address Civil Rights Violations PETITION
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, toxins, humans, protection, civil rights, violations )

- 756 days ago -
Recently Earthjustice went to court to demand that the EPAâEUR(TM)s Office of Civil Rights complete investigations filed more than a decade ago of civil rights violations in vulnerable communities that have been disproportionately exposed to toxic
Maryland Bees Are Running Out of Time - TAKE ACTION NOW for Pollinators PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, toxins, protection )

- 774 days ago -
Toxic Neonic pesticides kill and harm bees and other pollinators, like butterflies and birds - continued, unchecked use poses a serious threat to our food supply, public health, and environment.
Avaaz Petition: US - Save the Bees
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, EPA, bees, pesticides, bee-killing, toxins, US Government study, ban, toxic, pollination, petition, AVAAZ )

- 780 days ago -
The US is considering action after releasing a study showing that one of the most common neonics is "very highly toxic to adult honey bees." But without pressure the government may only limit the use of these toxins -even though low doses are shown
Study Identifies Toxins in Fracking Fluids and Wastewater
Health & Wellness  (tags: new study, fracking, hydraulic fracturing, toxins, chemicals, health effects )

- 799 days ago -
Wastewater produced by fracking may be even more toxic than the fracking fluids themselves. This led the researchers to conclude that more focus is needed to study not just what goes into the well, but what chemicals and by-products are generated...
Shalefield Stories - Lies And Deceit Upon The People   video
Environment  (tags: Shalefield Stories, collaborative project, concerned citizens, giving a voice, fracking, mining, drilling, toxins, pollution )

- 810 days ago -
Shalefield Stories is a volunteer, collaborative project by concerned citizens. This publication provides a voice to individuals and families who have been impacted by the recent oil and gas development in their area. Our aim is to educate the public.

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