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  1. Arsenic-Laced Coffee is Good for You
    Would You Like Sugar With That?

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    The Environmental Protection Agency, in 2013, identified about 1,000 chemicals that the oil and gas industry uses in fracking operations, most of them carcinogens at the strengths they shove into the earth.
  2. Environmental and Occupational Health: A View from STOP
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1980
  3. Key evidence in EU's risk assessment of glyphosate must not remain 'trade secret'
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
    The chemical industry and the European Food Safety Authority are refusing to disclose key scientific evidence about glyphosate's risks, citing 'trade secrets' protection, writes Corporate Europe Observatory. They must be compelled to publish the 'mysterious three' scientific studies EFSA used to assess glyphosate as 'unlikely' to cause cancer to humans - contradicting the IARC's view.
  4. Major health and environment organizations call on government to eliminate public exposure to BPA
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
    Thirteen of Canada’s leading health and environmental organizations call on the federal government to eliminate key sources of public exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA), citing links between even low exposures to the chemical and major chronic diseases.
  5. Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter June 26, 2017
    Public Safety

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 2017
    The June 26, 2017 issue of Other Voices, the Connexions newsletter is about public safety.
  6. Pesticides, Neoliberalism and the Politics of Acceptable Death
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    In 1900, cancer killed three people in America out of every hundred. Today, it's 33 out of every 100 -- more than one-in-four Americans die from cancer. These figures come from Dr. Joseph Weissman, a professor of medicine at UCLA. Weissman reckons that a fair slice of this explosion in cancer mortality can be laid at the door of petro-chemicals, particularly those used by the food industry.
  7. The Real Cost of Fracking: How America's Shale Gas Boom Is Threatening Our Families, Pets, and Food
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Many fracking chemicals are known carcinogens, endocrine disruptors or other classes of toxins. Studies carried out during the ongoing fracking boom, uncovered serious adverse effects including respiratory, reproductive, and growth-related problems in animals and a spectrum of symptoms in humans that they termed “shale gas syndrome”.
  8. TTIP will legalize cancer-causing chemicals banned by EU, trade union warns
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Britain could be flooded with harmful chemicals currently banned in the European Union if the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal is signed next week, a trade union has warned.
  9. The World Without Us
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2007
    A thought experiment to see what would happen to the planet if human beings simply disappeared.

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  1. World Health Organization

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