December 10, 1998: Pass the Plutonium Please? (followup to
November 30, 1998: Radioactive Sludge to go in Colorado Sewer).
Updated with links to several articles.
December 8, 1998: Researchers See Global Warming Increasing Fire Danger
Global Climate Change: Ill-Wind For California Wildfires
December 6, 1998: Low-Level Chemical Exposures:A Challenge
for Science and Policy
September 17, 1998: Document from Arthur F. Burk,
Senior Safety Fellow, DuPont Company on terrorism and chemical
September 17, 1998: Document from Pam Nixon,
Accident Prevention Subcommittee member on terrorism and chemical
reporting (Date: December 29, 1997).
September 16, 1998:
United States Chamber of Commerce
vice-president William Kovacs says, "the use of the Internet by extreme
environmentalists and greater amounts of public
disclosure law will create fear and allow the
sabotage of industries."
September 15, 1998:
EPA Data on Internet Will Increase Threat Of Terrorism, Industry-
Sponsored Study Says
September 14, 1998:
The Southern Organizing Committee for Economic & Social Justice (SOC)
says, "Our Right-to-Know, and our very lives are at Stake ...
The issue at stake goes far BEYOND Holtzclaw's individual
rights ... The broader issue is the right of all of us in
the public to KNOW what is being done to our air, water,
and soil and to have ACCESS to the information that
honest scientists like Holtzclaw can provide. If
he can be punished for assisting our community groups,
scientists with valuable information all over our country
will be reluctant to speak up."
September 14, 1998:
Email discussion and articles related to Y2K (year
2000 problem) and the environment.
September 8, 1998:
International PRTR (Pollutant Release and Transfer Register)
Conference, 9-11 September 1998, Tokyo, Japan.
EPA Administrator Carol M. Browner today reported
for the first
time on toxic-chemical
releases into local communities since the Clinton Administration
nearly doubled the number of
chemicals that industry must make public under EPA's Right-to-Know
May, 1997: Federal Register:
Addition of Dioxin and Dioxin-Like Compounds.
Industry Must Report Deadly Dioxin Under
Community Right To Know Law. EPA proposal grants
petition by Oil Refinery Network.
Addition of Facilities in Certain Industry Sectors; Revised
Interpretation of Otherwise Use; Toxic Release
Inventory Reporting; Community Right-to-Know; Final Rule.
Executive Order, Protection Of Children From Environmental Health Risks And Safety Risks.
Vice President Announces Executive Order To Reduce
Environmental Health And
Safety Risks To Children.
Remarks by President Clinton on 30%
Increase in the Number of TRI Facilities.
"Who is Stealing Our Future: Industry's Toxic Addiction
to Estrogen Mimickers & Endocrine Disrupters"
by Pratap Chatterjee.
EPA Moves Toward Major
Expansion of Community Right-To-Know Information
About Chemical Use by Industry.