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As a lawyer and scientist for one of the world's largest makers of flame retardants, Todd Stedeford vigorously defended chemicals added to scores of household products — often by concluding the substances are far less dangerous than academic and...
ReutersApril 18 (Reuters) - Wall Street securities analysts revised their ratings and price targets on several U.S. companies, including Chevron and AIG, on Thursday. HIGHLIGHTS * Abbott Laboratories : Stifel raises target price to $44 from $40; rating buy *...
For a class of troublesome flame retardants, this appeared to be the end of an era. After years of study, scientists in the U.S. and Europe had reached an alarming conclusion: Flame retardants called polybrominated diphenyl ethers, or PBDEs, build up...
More than three decades after manufacturers stopped making children's pajamas with a flame retardant suspected of causing cancer, new research suggests the same chemical has become the most widely used fire-resistant compound in upholstered furniture sold...
The world's major manufacturers of flame retardants officially cut ties Friday with an industry-funded front group that waged a deceptive campaign to fuel demand for the chemicals in household furniture, electronics, baby products and other goods....
Tribune reportersThe world's major manufacturers of flame retardants officially cut ties today with an industry-funded front group that waged a deceptive campaign to fuel demand for the chemicals in household furniture, electronics, baby products and other goods....
Chicago Tribune reportersIn New York state, lawmakers are moving to ban a cancer-causing flame retardant from children's products. At the U.S. Capitol, more than 100 nurses, mothers and cancer survivors marched for tougher federal regulation of the chemicals. And in Washington...
Richard L. Morrill, Centre College’s 18th president (from 1982-1988), will deliver the keynote address at Centre College’s Founders Day ceremony on Jan. 19. The event is free and open to the public and will be held at 11 a.m. in Newlin Hall of...
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