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Month: July 2017

More plastic, less waste? Yes. Seriously. 

A new study in the journal Science Advances looks at the “Production, Use and Fate of All Plastics Ever Made.” We welcome this new study, and the opportunity it...

Approaching hurricane season underscores importance of well-built homes

Hurricane season is approaching, and Floridians will soon prepare themselves and their homes for potentially serious storms. Everyone knows that preparing for a hurricane includes making sure buildings are...

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Getting ready for #ACCaugust 3.0

August is normally a time for resting and relaxation, students are enjoying the last days of freedom before school starts and parents are taking the last weekend trips to...

BPA and glyphosate – A cautionary tale

Although you may not recognize the name glyphosate, you probably do recognize the name Roundup. It’s an effective and successful herbicide that contains glyphosate as its active ingredient. It’s...

The state of chemical security regulations: DHS weighs in

A few weeks from now, security experts from around the country will be gathering in Houston, Texas to kick off the Chemical Sector Security Summit. The annual summit provides...