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31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Avinash Kar
By Avinash Kar, NRDC and Eili Klein, Center on Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Avinash Kar
By Avinash Kar, NRDC; Alvaro Casanova, Center for Environmental Health; and Carroll Wills, California Professional Firefighters [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by David Wallinga, MD
By David Wallinga and Avinash Kar, NRDC, and Eili Klein, Center on Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy [read post]
24 Aug 2013, 5:41 pm by Jon Gelman
"Five hundred times higher than safe levels is not protective of public health," said Avinash Kar, an attorney with the Natural Resources Defense Council, which sued the state to issue the long-delayed standard. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Avinash Kar
There is currently no flammability standard for upholstered furniture at the federal level. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Avinash Kar
When Governor Brown entered office eight years ago, he took action to fix the regulation that was driving the use of pounds of toxic flame retardant chemicals in couches in California, across the country, and even into Canada. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Avinash Kar
Transparency or “right-to-know” is a fundamental concept in protecting public health against exposures to toxic chemicals. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Avinash Kar
Senator Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica), Chair of the California Senate Environmental Quality Committee, introduced Senate Bill 392 this week to help improve California’s regulation of toxic chemicals in [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Avinash Kar
In a major victory for public health and independent science last week, a California Court of Appeal ruled against Monsanto and for California voters’ reliance on the findings of expert scientific bodies to identify dangerous chemicals. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Avinash Kar
San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors is voting today on an issue that would put the Bay Area City at the forefront of US efforts to curb livestock antibiotic overuse—a driving cause of the public health crisis of antibiotic resistance. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Avinash Kar
The UN put out an important report yesterday that called much-needed attention to the antibiotic resistance crisis that imperils all of us—reporting that these so-called superbu [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Avinash Kar
Yesterday evening, the California legislature provided final approval for Assembly Bill 2998 by Assembly Member Bloom, moving the state one step closer to eliminating toxic flame retardant chemical [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Avinash Kar
We are at a pivotal moment in the development of California’s Safer Consumer Products program, which aims to reduce exposure to harmful chemicals in consumer products and drive the transition to safer chemistries in products. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Avinash Kar
The new New York legislature has made an auspicious start on addressing threats to public health from toxic chemicals in everyday life. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Avinash Kar
In a series of recent front-page stories, the New York Times has explored the U.S. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Avinash Kar
In these troubled times, good news out of Maryland. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Avinash Kar
In 2020, Californians will know more about what’s in their cleaning products and new furniture and mattresses will be safer. [read post]