Category Archives: MCHM

Why inhalation studies are important…

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National Toxicology Program response

Read our letter to the National Toxicology Program regarding their most recent findings: NTP Letter

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Take easy action by April 17th & upcoming events

 UPCOMING EVENTS Tuesday, April 21st @ 6:00PM FILM: Dear White People Sponsored by American Friends Service Committee and PCACS With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the film explores racial identity in acutely-not-post-racial America while weaving a universal story of forging one’s … Continue reading

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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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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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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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‘Unintended consequences’: Why West Virginia’s landmark chemical tank safety legislation matters

Commercial Photography Services of West Virginia August 28, 2014 Sustained Outrage blog post by Ken Ward Jr. The pressure continues to build on Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to call a special session so West Virginia can walk back the landmark … Continue reading

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PCACS helps with Toledo Water Relief

TOLEDO WATER RELIEF When the Elk River Chemical Spill hit, we didn’t know how long it would last or when our water would be safe.  It was a frightening and stressful time for over 300,000 West Virginians.  Six months out … Continue reading

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Support tests for West Virginia chemical disaster

On January 9, 2014, crude MCHM, a chemical used to process coal leaked into the water supply for 300,000 residents across nine West Virginia counties. The drinking water ban for pregnant women lasted nearly one month but mixed messages have … Continue reading

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