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Environmental Defense

Address:257 Park Ave S
New York, NY 10010

Web: www.environmentaldefense.org
Established: 1967. Description:Links science, economics, and law to create solutions to environmental problems. Goals include stabilizing the earth's climate, safeguarding the world's oceans, protecting human health, and defending and restoring biodiversity. Maintains regional offices throughout the United States. Members: 500,000. Dues: $25/year.
Publications: Solutions (bimonthly); free. Wide variety of other print and online materials.

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A guide released by Canada's Environmental Defence said parents should avoid purchasing school supplies that contain the compound polyvinyl chloride.
The release of this guide comes just in time for back-to-school shopping, and will help parents avoid filling their children's backpacks with toxic products," Rick Smith, Executive Director of Environmental Defence, said in a press release.
Produced by Milnsbridge-based Environmental Defence Systems, the Floodsax bags are just 0.
SAVING FOR A RAINY DAY : Denby Dale councillors Elaine Ward, John Cook and Jim Dodds, check out the new sandbags with Richard Bailey, managing director of manufacturers Environmental Defence Systems Ltd at the demonstration for flood victims at Scissett Picture by Peter Cottle (PC150708Eflood-01)
The same group that tested our politicians, Environmental Defence, published a similar headline-grabbing study, "Polluted children, toxic nation," in June 2006.
Even had it wanted to, the Globe could not have answered this question, since Environmental Defence was curiously silent about dose and risk, saying nothing about what risk experts call the toxic reference values.
Finally, neither the Globe nor Environmental Defence want to talk about what scientific evidence actually says about these "toxic" chemicals we carry around.
These are just some of the 30,000 government food test results released by Environmental Defence Canada in mid-February.
Drug residues in eggs, lead in maple syrup, and phenol in honey -- Canadians can be excused for skipping breakfast," says Burkhard Mausberg, Executive Director, Environmental Defence Canada.

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