News Release | Environment America

REPORT: Toxic Chemicals From Everyday Products Found In Illinoisans' Bodies Read the Report.

Three toxic chemicals used in everyday products were found in five Illinoisans and 30 other volunteers in a nationwide biomonitoring project, according to a new report issued today by Environment Illinois and a coalition of public interest groups. The report comes at a time of heightened awareness of toxics in consumer products, following summer revelations about lead in children’s toys and lipstick.

News Release | Environment America

New Jerseyans Needlessly Exposed To Airborne Toxic Pollution

New Jersey industries pump hundreds of thousands of pounds of toxic chemicals known to cause cancer and developmental problems into our air each year, a new report by the New Jersey PIRG Law and Policy Center has found.  Many of these toxic releases could be avoided if New Jersey industries started using existing, feasible substitutes for these toxins.

News Release | Environment America

Technologies Can Eliminate Chemical Hazards At Pulp And Paper Mills

Pulp and paper mills that use chlorine or chlorine dioxide to whiten paper needlessly endanger more than 5.7 million people, according to a new report released today by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group.