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There are times when the mind screams so loud thoughts are but a whisper. Dare read these 5 quotes, rather this mind-blowing article, and share your thoughts.
The book Poison Spring establishes without a doubt that we have NO guardian at the gate protecting anything, let alone life or health.
"The world came to learn that the perfluorochemicals have a sinister side. They linger and spread in the soil and water, and accumulate in the blood of people and wildlife, including polar bears, who generally live pretty far from sofas and Teflon pots."
“It’s definitely an incentive for industry, when a serious and widespread hazard like this is identified.”
“This is a really good story in terms of environmental stewardship,” said Wendy Cleland-Hamnett, director of the EPA’s Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics."
"Levels of PFOA in people’s blood have declined 41 percent between 1999 and 2010, according to the Centers for Disease
“Over the years, hundreds of studies have failed to demonstrate a causal connection between any adverse health effects to humans as a result of environmental exposure to them,” Fanna Haile-Selassie, a 3M spokeswoman, said in a statement."
Full disclosure: Another toxic villain rides into the sunset
The chemicals originally developed by DuPont and 3M had wondrous qualities