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New California Law Limits Lead & Cadmium in Jewelry

California now has the strictest limits in the U.S. on the amount of lead & cadmium allowed in jewelry sold in the state.  Bipartisan legislation […]

Shooting Range & Children’s Gym Center Closed Due to Lead Dust

Nonprofit publication Capital & Main has reported that a building which housed a shooting range, as well as a children’s’ gymnastics center has closed due […]

DECORATIVE DRINK WARE & HEAVY METALS

A recent study in the UK found harmful levels of toxic metals in some types of painted glassware.  The samples were purchased new or acquired […]

TOP INGREDIENTS AT RISK FOR HEAVY METALS

Jaclyn Bowen, the Executive Director of Clean Label Project (a non-profit focused on health and transparency in consumer product labeling) recently posted an article providing […]

FDA ADVICE ABOUT EATING FISH

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has a handy guide for eating fish and identifying the types that are lower in mercury.  Fish are […]

LEAD PARTICLES CHASING A BULLET

National Public Radio (NPR) published an informative article last year in regards to the hazards of lead dust at firing ranges.  In the high-speed photograph […]

Lead Decontamination Now Planned for Surrounding Area of Notre Dame Cathedral

Earlier this summer, police in Paris reported high levels of lead on the roads and gardens in front of the Notre Dame Cathedral which was […]

Roof Flashing & Your Safety

When roofing your home, it is common to have to use flashings when encountering other parts of the house like a chimney, skylight, or dormer.  […]

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 […]