A submission by 27 non-governmental organizations (updated as of June 1, 2021) in response to the draft of Canada's Great Lakes Strategy for PFOS, PFOA and LC-PFCAs Risk Management (draft Strategy) released on April 26, 2021. This submission was originally submitted May 26, 2021.
Posted by Michael Murray, Ph.D., U.S. Co-chair, Toxics-Free Great Lakes Binational Network; Staff Scientist, National Wildlife Federation Great Lakes Regional Center and John Jackson, Canadian Co-chair, Toxics-Free Great Lakes Binational Network
Posted by John Jackson, Canadian Co-chair, Toxics Free Great Lakes Binational Network and Michael Murray, Ph.D., U.S. Co-chair, Toxics Free Great Lakes Binational Network and Staff Scientist, National Wildlife Federation Great Lakes Regional Center
Blog post from Meg Sears, PhD and Chair, Prevent Cancer Now. Originally published December 16, 2020, in National Observer.
All pesticide use carries risk but important differences exist in how pesticides behave indoors and in how they are regulated. Choices exist for lower risk alternatives alongside prevention.
CELA and HEJSupport are pleased that Canada decided to withdraw its exemption on recycling articles the include 4 fire retardant polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), known to be associated with serious adverse health effects.