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Modern Chemicals: Precaution Is In Order


Offbeat  (tags: modern, chemicals, precaution, order, wildlife, environment, industries )

Merissa
- 3200 days ago - motherearthnews.com
Modern chemicals do many good things for us. But some also do harm -- to us, wildlife or the environment. With U.S. industries now using some 75,000 chemicals, and as we discover more about their downsides, public demand for greater precaution is growing.



   

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Carol H (229)
Wednesday October 13, 2010, 5:25 am
thanks Merissa, noted
 

Charlene Rush (2)
Thursday October 14, 2010, 7:48 pm
Modern chemicals? How modern are they?

We Americans want everything, now. What can you expect? We are so spoiled, that any minor inconvenience is a major catastrophe. We appear to care little for our future generations. Forgive my obvious inclination, but the conservatives are taking us down a path of no return. They don't care about anyone else, but themselves. That is destruction in the making.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday October 15, 2010, 7:29 am
Thank you. Great advice on the questions to ask when buying. Don't know how truthful the answers will be, but it's a start.
 

Charmaine C (177)
Thursday October 21, 2010, 8:05 am
I've changed away from chemicals to natural cleaners. With some of these cleaning things as well as air fresherners and wax candles I find difficulty breathing properly. So they're out and green is in.
 
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