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While neighbors of industrial facilities have increasingly documented that they are exposed daily to low level mixes of chemicals, there remain many unknowns about the relationship between this toxic pollution and human health. Health Departments and Environmental Regulators are slow to connect the dots, moving at glacial speed and using antiquated health guidelines, while communities suffer and are told there is no health impact, without really being evaluated.
Global Community Monitor is preparing the challenge to this paradigm by launching a bold new initiative to better understand how toxic pollution finds its way into our bodies. Read the rest of this entry »