20 Sep '11, 2am

"How has the plastics industry escaped serious regulation by the federal government?"

Assessing Emerging Challenges In U.S. Environmental Health From understanding the cumulative impacts of widely used chemicals to preparing for life in a warming world, a host of environmental health issues now face medical experts. In an interview with Yale Environment 360 , Lynn Goldman, dean of the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, talks about meeting the challenges. READ MORE Toxics in the ‘Clean Rooms’: Are Samsung Workers at Risk? Workers groups in South Korea report an unusually high incidence of cancers and other serious diseases among employees at Samsung’s semiconductor and other electronics plants. While the company denies any link, the pattern of illnesses is disturbingly similar to that seen at semiconductor facilities in the U.S. and Europe. READ MORE From the Fields to Inner City, Pesticides Affect Children’s IQ Scienti...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/content/feature.msp?id=2209

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U.S. Solar Industry Now Employs 100,000 People, Grew 6.8% Since August 2010 Photo: david.nikonvscanon , Flickr , CC BY Tha...

U.S. Solar Industry Now Employs 100,000 People,...

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U.S. Solar Industry Now Employs 100,000 People, Grew 6.8% Since August 2010 Photo: david.nikonvscanon , Flickr , CC BY Tha...