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Chemical Release Prevention Project investigates European Water Framework Directive

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 3/11/15 CONTACT:  Maya Nye, Executive Director, 304-389-6859 -or- maya@chemsafety.org WHAT: At the next monthly meeting of the Chemical Release Prevention Project, the Roadmap Planning Team will host a presentation on the European Water Framework Directive … Continue reading

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Little Things Matter: The Impact of Toxins on the Developing Brain

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Roadmap Planning Team Meeting #4

MEETING #4 – February 20, 2015 (completed) Chemical Release Prevention Program – Roadmap Planning Team These videos can also be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxaGPA3Ox43Y_XyCUG2WQ6ooO6axMfPVX. The next meeting of the Chemical Release Prevention Program Roadmap Planning Team will be Friday, March 20, … Continue reading

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PCACS joins the Campaign for Healthier Solutions

People Concerned About Chemical Safety joined over 100 Organizations Call on Dollar Stores to Protect Communities of Color and Low-Income Families from Toxic Products. https://hootsuite.com/dashboard?icn=primtopnav&ici=Dashboard#/organizations/social-networks/?snId=98064363&tab=settings&_=0.060796161511915914 Please take just a moment to send this important message to the CEOs of the … Continue reading

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Photos from Day 2: Summit on Chemical Safety in West Virginia

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News coverage of Day 2: Summit on Chemical Safety

Two Day summit on chemical safety in WV comes to a close Posted: Jan 24, 2015 7:39 PM EST Updated: Jan 24, 2015 8:26 PM EST By Brandon Smith, Reporter (WOWK) Connect DUNBAR, WV – People across the Kanawha Valley … Continue reading

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Photos from Day 1: Summit on Chemical Safety in West Virginia

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News coverage of Day 1: Summit on Chemical Safety

Friday, January 23, 2015 Chemical safety advocates want accident prevention plan enacted ByKen Ward Jr., Staff writer Henry Clark remembers growing up in the shadow of the huge Chevron refinery in Richmond, California. Leaks, fires and all manner of incidents … Continue reading

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Looking Forward: Summit on Chemical Safety in West Virginia

SAVE THE DATE! January 23 & 24, 2015 Looking Forward: Summit on Chemical Safety in West Virginia PARTICIPATE in conversations about local chemical safety. LEARN about successful models implemented in other states and solutions that address disproportionate impacts of chemical … Continue reading

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Roadmap Planning Team Meeting #2

MEETING #2 – November 14, 2014 (completed) Chemical Release Prevention Program – Roadmap Planning Team This video can also be viewed at http://youtu.be/AIUKIInBufk. Extra special thanks to Mike Youngren with Volunteer Video for helping us out! The next meeting of … Continue reading

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