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Alliance for a Clean and Healthy Maine press release AUGUSTA) For the second time in two years the Maine Legislature will be asked to referee a fight that pits moms, physicians, and health scientists against a national chemical industry coalition and Governor Paul LePage. At issue is the hormone-disrupting chemical BPA, or bisphenol A, and Read More
by Matthew Stone, BDN writer Bangor Daily News news story AUGUSTA, Maine—A state environmental board Thursday started weighing whether manufacturers would have access to affordable packaging alternatives if Maine extended its ban on the chemical bisphenol A to packaging used for infant formula and baby and toddler foods. The state Board of Environmental Protection’s first, Read More
FDA action this week underscores safety concerns with toxic chemical Press Release by ACHM, of which NRCM is a member (AUGUSTA) The Maine Board of Environmental Protection (BEP) accepted a petition today to begin rulemaking under the Kid Safe Products Act to replace the toxic chemical bisphenol A, also known as BPA, in infant formula, Read More
Gov. Paul LePage Says No Problem With BP WMTW TV news story AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine Gov. Paul LePage’s comment dismissing dangers of a chemical additive has drawn a strong reaction from a health activist group. LePage said he’s hasn’t seen enough science to support a ban on bisphenol-A, or BPA. A 2008 law to Read More
Last week, I found out about an important new report on toxic chemicals found in cars and car seats. Let me tell you why this report is important. My daughter was born a little over a year ago, and right before she was born, my wife and I went out and purchased what we thought Read More