Yearly Archives: 2014

In memory of Dr. Theo Colborn, 1927-2014

With much grief I have learned that my long-term friend, Theo Colborn, PhD, at the age of 87 Yesterday passed away  in her home in the small town of Paonia, Colorado, USA. She was the founder of the new science of endocrine disruptions by low-dose chemical pollutants and will forever have an  important place in the history of…
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Green Chemistry awards are a success in the USA

Green Chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that reduce or eliminate the generation of hazardous substances. Green chemistry applies across the life cycle of a chemical product, including its design, manufacture, use, and ultimate disposal. Green chemistry is also known as sustainable chemistry. One of the pioneers in Green Chemistry is Professor Paul…
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First Meeting of the WHO Chemical Risk Assessment Network

This meeting was held in Paris, France, October 8-10, 2014 at the premises of the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES). ANSES entrance There were about 6o participants from about 30 countries. Participants in Plenum The network is needed because of the increased production and use of chemicals, and the ongoing…
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Dioxin 2014 in Madrid, Spain

Every year there is a very large International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants arranged somewhere in the World. These days from August 31st - September 5th the 34th Symposium is going on in Madrid, Spain. The symposium chair is my friend Dr. Begona Jiménez, I met at a EU project evaluation meeting some years ago.…
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