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Protecting Communities from Exposure to Harmful PFAS Chemicals: The Urgent Need for Safe Drinking Water Standards in the Absence of Federal Action

CHE-Alaska Teleconference, Wednesday, April 24, 2019 9:00 am Alaska Time (10:00 am Pacific; 1:00 pm Eastern) Sign up for this call Speakers: Alissa Cordner, PhD, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Whitman College; Katie Pelch, PhD, Senior Scientist, The Endocrine Disruption Exchange; Anna Reade, PhD, Staff Scientist, Natural Resources Defense Council; Laurel Schaider, PhD, Research Scientist, Silent

Podcast Available – Exploitation by Exposure: Human Rights and Toxic Exposures – A Discussion with United Nations Special Rapporteur on Toxics

CHE-Alaska Teleconference, Recorded March 27, 2019 Listen to the podcast of a presentation by Baskut Tuncak, U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights & Toxics Mr. Tuncak discusses why and how toxic exposures can violate human rights and talks about United Nations efforts to compel polluters to end this abuse. Download the Presentation Slides (PDF) and

Podcast Available: Toxic Hazards in Everyday Products -The Latest Science on Exposures and Adverse Health Effects Associated with Flame Retardant Chemicals

CHE-Alaska Teleconference: Recorded Feb. 6, 2019 Listen to the podcast While one class of flame retardants, PBDEs, have been generally phased out of consumer products, the chemical industry has replaced them with “regrettable substitutes,” chemicals that also have been shown to have adverse health effects. Kate Hoffman, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Duke University and Jeff Gearhart,