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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
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
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
A recent report from the Getting Ready for Baby campaign reveals a troubling matter: tests carried out by the campaign indicate that many crib mattresses still contain multiple chemicals of concern, incl [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
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
New York State Senator Kaminsky and Assembly Member Englebright have introduced a bill (S.4630A/A.5418) to ban toxic flame retardant chemicals in furniture and mattresses and particularly persistent organohalogen flame retardant [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
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
The California Assembly took another step to protect Californians from toxic, “forever” PFAS chemicals by passing  Assembly Bill 1200 (Ting) today. [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]
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
Governor Cuomo earlier today signed an important law to protect public health and the health of first responders, by phasing out the use of toxic chemicals known as PFAS in firefighting foam. [read post]