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Heavy Metals in Fashion

UK fashion retailer River Island has issued a recall on five items due to heavy metal contamination.  These products contain traces of cadmium and lead […]

How to Properly Dispose of Fireworks Waste

Keep Omaha Beautiful, one of the oldest environmental nonprofits of Nebraska has published a step-by-step visual guide on how to safely dispose of fireworks waste.  […]

California Becomes First State to Ban Lead Ammo for Hunting

The statewide ban on lead ammo for hunting goes into effect this coming Monday, July 1st, 2019.  According to the Center for Biological Diversity, the […]

Firearms & Lead Exposure Awareness

    The New Zealand Medical Journal recently published the letter “Firearms and lead” from researchers stating more awareness is needed in regards to the […]

Scientists Say Supernova Explosions Brought Heavy Metals to Earth

According to new research by University of Guelph physicist Daniel Siegel, approximately 80% of the heavy metals in the universe were likely created in “collapsars”, […]

Lead Found in Spices

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), researchers in North Carolina found lead contamination in a number of spices, herbal remedies, […]

Notre Dame Fire Leaves High Levels of Lead in Cathedral Square

Police in Paris have stated that lead levels are very high on roads and gardens in front of the 850 year old cathedral, which was […]

LEAD EXPOSURE AT FIRING RANGES AND YOUR SAFETY

Exposure to lead dust and fumes at the firing range can present a potential health risk to shooters, firearm instructors, other range employees and their […]

World Hand Hygiene Day 2019

The World Health Organization (WHO) designated May 5th as World Hand Hygiene Day.  This year marks the 10th anniversary of the campaign, which encourages more […]

Amazon Removes Toxic School Supplies from Marketplace

The Attorney General of Washington State Bob Ferguson announced that Amazon has entered into a nationwide legally binding agreement to monitor and not sell kids’ […]

Ballast Weights for Racing Cars & Your Safety

In racing cars, ballast weight is used to modify performance, as well as to add to a vehicle’s total weight to reach the minimum required […]

Another Link Found Between E-Cigarettes & Heavy Metal Contamination

Researchers at the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have conducted a study to examine samplings of heavy metals in various e-cigarette brands.  Cadmium, […]