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  • California's Green Chemistry Initiative

    California's Green Chemistry Initiative
    In a neighborhood in McHenry, Ill., there are enough brain-cancer patients to fill a hospital ward -- 14 residents in a community of 1,000 developed brain tumors, compared with a national rate of seven in 100,000. The result, according to CBS News, is multiple lawsuits against chemical giant Rohm and Haas Co., whose McHenry plant dumped toxic chemicals on its property for 20 years, ending in 1979.
  • Most industries remain dependent on hazardous substances

    Most industries remain dependent on hazardous substances
    Second of two parts To a chemist, chlorine is the perfect compound. Easily combining with other elements and molecules, chlorine is transformed into new classes of chemicals with an endless array of uses. It disinfects water, cleans clothes, kills bugs,...

    Products derived from natural, nontoxic ingredients -- once seen as fringe -- are now mainstream.

    Products derived from natural, nontoxic ingredients -- once seen as fringe -- are now mainstream.
    First of two parts At first, the experimental shampoo looked like a putrid salad dressing. Its oil and its water just couldn't get along. They separated in the bottle and, over time, the shampoo took on an ugly brown hue. The team at Avalon Organics,...