Thursday, July 5, 2012

Everyday Products With Cancer Hazards

Julia Brody
Ruthann Rudel
Lynn Goldman















A new study warns of unlabeled and potentially cancer-causing chemicals in many consumer products. Hear about some of the products scientists are the most concerned about. These scientists talk to Tom Ashbrook: Julia Brody, executive director of the Silent Spring Institute, which studies the link between environmental chemicals and our health, Ruthann Rudel, director of research at the Silent Spring Institute and Lynn Goldman, dean of the School of Public Health and Health Services at George Washington University.
Source: Household Cancer Hazards
Download or Play - Part 1
Download or Play - Part 2


Richard Denison

Chemical Dangers In Everyday Products

There are tens of thousands of chemicals in consumer products. Only a fraction of these have been tested for toxicity and health effects in the U.S. Host Bruce Gellerman talks to Richard Denison, a senior scientist at the Environmental Defense Fund, about new studies that raise troubling health questions.
Source: Chemicals and Health
Download or Play - Chemicals & Whistleblowers






Peter Van Buren
U.S. Government punishment of those who exposed government wrongdoing

Peter Van Buren, long-time U.S. State Department employee and author of "We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the War for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People," talks about government whistleblowers and the reactions of the U.S. government to silence them.
Source: TomCast for February 09, 2012: This Blows
Download or Play - Chemicals & Whistleblowers


Eric Schaeffer
Limiting Carbon From Future Power Plants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is working on the first national standards to limit CO2 emissions from new power plants. Eric Schaeffer of the watchdog group, the Environmental Integrity Project, talks to Bruce Gellerman about the EPA’s rules which have some loopholes but could be a big tool in fighting climate change. Source: Limiting Carbon From Future Power Plants
Download or Play - Power Plant Pollution






Music includes R.E.M. - It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine), FDR 12-5-1938, Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground, War Warning from Madison (4th US President), Dave Lippman-Jena, Stephen Longfellow Fiske - Earth Anthem, Crosby Stills Nash & Young - Ohio, Ryan Harvey - The Battle of Fort Wilson, Paul Revere The Raiders - Indian Reservation Cherokee People, Unreasonable Women, Louis Armstrong - Blue Again, Herb Alpert - A Taste Of Honey, Marx Brothers (The) - The Implausible Chico, Joan Baez - Sweet Sir Galahad

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