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Una Campaña Global Denuncia a Johnson & Johnson por un Doble Estándar en la Venta de su Talco para Bebés

Escrito por Verónica Odriozola En lo que definieron como una Semana de Acción Global, una coalición de organizaciones de todo el mundo está reclamando a la gigante farmacéutica Johnson & Johnson que deje de vender su talco para bebés a nivel global. Johnson & Johnson anunció en mayo que no vendería más su talco para …

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Global Campaign Decries Double Standards in Johnson & Johnson Talc-Based Supply Chain

Written by Verónica Odriozola Declaring a Global Week of Action, a coalition of organizations from around the world are demanding that pharmaceuticals giant Johnson & Johnson stop selling its talc-based baby powder.  J&J announced  in May that it would no longer sell talc-based baby powder in the U.S. and Canada, where thousands of women are …

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La industria petroquímica amenaza la salud pública con la coartada del COVID-19

Por Jim Vallette / Traducido por Verónica Odriozola (3 de abril de 2020) Jim Vallette es presidente de Material Research L3C, una compañía que construye hogares eco-amigables y colabora con organizaciones de todo el mundo en un amplio espectro de proyectos de justicia ambiental, vinculados a los datos y la información.  En tiempos de crisis, …

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The Petrochemical Industry Threatens Public Health Under the Cover of COVID-19

Jim Vallette is president of Material Research L3C, a company that builds eco-friendly homes and collaborates with organizations across the globe on a wide range of data-driven, environmental justice projects. In times of crisis such as the current pandemic, there is often a surge in acts of human kindness. Then there are those who turn …

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Earthjustice and Material Research Reveal Life Cycle Impacts of 20 Toxic Chemicals

Late one afternoon last November, attorneys for Earthjustice submitted twenty (20) technical reports to the official dockets of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. EPA was collecting information about these chemicals’ “conditions of use” as a part of its Toxics Substances Control Act (TSCA) review process. According to Earthjustice, “EPA has been ignoring a wide range …

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Crude Bailout: How billionaires are counting on Portland, Ore., to save their tar sands investments

A report released today by Center for Sustainable Economy (CSE), “Crude Bailout: How Global Partners’ and Zenith Energy’s Oil Terminals Subvert Democracy, Endanger Human Life and Health, and Pollute the Planet,” reveals how billionaire investor, Koch brothers ally, and President Donald Trump legal backer Richard A. Kayne and former President Obama’s U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim …

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Global inventory of chlor-alkali and PVC plastics producers complete

Open access data on 146 chlor-alkali plants, 113 PVC plants The Healthy Building Network today released Phase 2 of its landmark report on chlorine-based plastics that are widely used in common building and construction products. The report, “​Chlorine and Building Materials: A Global Inventory of Production Technologies, Markets, and Pollution. Phase 2: Asia,”​ completes HBN’s …

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