According to the data from a recently completed study, the site of the Ohio train derailment contains cancer-causing toxin levels far above the safe limit.
Category: Environmental Chemicals
Toxic PFAS Chemicals Discovered in Turf where Six Baseball Players Died of Brain Cancer
An investigation into the deaths of six former Philadelphia Phillies players from the same type of brain cancer has found that the artificial turf where they played for years contains dangerous PFAS chemicals.
Toxic Dioxin Testing Ordered for Train Derailment Area, says EPA
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced they have ordered rail company Norfolk Southern to test the derailment area for dioxins, a dangerous and persistent class of pollutants.
WA State to Ban Formaldehyde and Lead from Cosmetics
The Washington state legislature is considering banning the manufacture and sale of cosmetic products that contain formaldehyde and formaldehyde-releasing agents, certain amounts of lead, and some other chemicals.
What Toxic Chemicals were Released in Ohio Train Derailment?
Vinyl chloride was the most toxic of the chemicals being transported on the train that was derailed, but there were other toxic chemicals released as well…
High PFAS Levels in Popular Smoothies: Lawsuit
Green Goodness smoothie manufacturer, Bolthouse Farms, is being accused in a new class-action lawsuit of deceiving customers about toxic PFAS chemicals in their drinks.
Rise in Penis Birth Defects and Toxic Chemicals
Healthcare professionals are seeing an alarming increase in cases of a specific genital malformation known as hypospadias in male babies. New research suggests that environmental toxins may be to blame.
FDA Plans to Reduce Levels of Lead in Baby Food
The FDA now has a “Closer to Zero ” initiative for reducing childhood exposure to harmful contaminants in food.
Toxic PFAS Chemicals in Period Underwear and Other Feminine Products with Chemicals of Concern
A period underwear manufacturer recently settled a class action lawsuit claiming its products contain harmful chemicals, including PFAS. The lawsuit brings attention to the number of toxic chemicals in feminine products overall.
Very High PFAS Levels Contaminating Popular Orange Juice: Lawsuit
A new lawsuit has been filed against Coca-Cola, manufacturer of “Simply Orange” juice because the juice has been found to be contaminated with toxic PFAS chemicals at levels “hundreds of times” above federal advisory limits for drinking water.