Tag: Green Chemistry Iniative

Environmental Champion Deborah Raphael Appointed Director of Department of Toxic Substances Control

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Good news for the health of Californians: Deborah Raphael has been appointed director of the Department of Toxic Substances Control! You may be thinking: ok, but how does this effect me? Raphael is a strong advocate for public and environmental health—meaning she’ll work to ensure tougher regulations and promote legitimate legislation that protects environmental health. …

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A Victory in the Fight for Truly Green Chemistry Regulations

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Due to relentless pressure from scientists, environmental and health organizations, and other public interest groups, the California Department of Toxic Substances has tabled the flawed Green Chemistry rules the agency released in November. This is a huge victory! CEH welcomed this major victory for California’s health and green policy and will work with the state…

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