Locus Focus on 11/02/09

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Locus Focus
Air date: 
Mon, 11/02/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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How can green chemistry revolutionize the materials we make, how they're used, and the benefits to o

Scientists now say there is substantial evidence that environmental conditions and environmental pollutants—among them synthetic chemicals used in consumer products—have a profound effect on human health. On this program Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein talks with Portland environmental journalist (and neighbor) Liz Grossman, author of a new book, Chasing Molecules, about the potential for green chemistry to revolutionize the materials we make, how they're used, and the benefits to our health and the environment.

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BPA in Sigg

Dear host and guest,

 

Perhaps you should know that Sigg bottles, until very recently, were lined with BPA containing plastic. A fact which was conveniently withheld for many years by the manufacturer.

see:

http://www.mamanista.com/2009/08/siggs-bpa-announcement-too-little-too-late.html

 

Ted , Ph.D. in Chemistry, UO 1999

 

 

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