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NYFF review: The documentary "Merchants of Doubt"

The result: gridlock on some of the most pressing public health and safety issues and environmental concerns, from flame retardants in our kids' furniture, to second-hand smoke, to carbon pollution.

Firefighters attacking destructive Southern California

Air tankers bombarded rugged slopes with fire retardant and a squadron of helicopters dropped load after load of water to corral a massive wildfire

Man-Made Toxins Found In Arctic

Researchers have found the man-made toxin deca-BDE in the polar bears and sea gulls, a sign the flame-retardant chemical normally used in televisions and plastic toys has found its way to the

Study: My Body, My Waste Dump

In March, California researchers reported that San Francisco-area women have three to 10 times as much chemical flame retardant in their breast tissue as European or Japanese women.

Computer 'Dust' Busted

Electronics companies began using polybrominated diphenyl PBDEs and other flame retardants in the 1970s, arguing that the toxins prevent fires and cannot escape from plastic casings.

Massive fire still burning in Yosemite

A fire truck drives past burning trees as firefighters continue to battle the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Aug. 26, 2013. The largest of dozens of western wildfires, the Rim Fire has

Building the U.S. Army's M1A2 Abrams tank pictures

Fire suppression system This is the tank's fire suppression system. If a fire breaks out inside, it is designed to automatically pour fire-resistant chemicals into the affected areas.

New car smell is toxic, study says: Which cars are worst

At the top of the list for the most healthy car interior is the 2012 Honda Civic. Researchers gave it a score of 0.46, saying it did not have any bromine-based flame retardants, and used PVC-free

Sarah Palin's Alaskan Wasteland

In the same month, members of Palin's administration testified against in legislation that would have banned polybrominated diphenyl ethers--a flame retardant that, studies show, harms

Baby products contain toxic flame retardants, study says

CBS Talk about irony. The foam padding intended to protect children in many car seats, strollers, and other baby products can contain toxic flame retardants, a new study showed. Researchers

Do Flame Retardants Harm Unborn?

Flame retardants are in thousands of everyday products including furniture and electronics. They are called Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers PBDEs .

Harmful flame retardants found in 84 percent of Calif

Couches tested in random California households overwhelmingly contained hazardous flame retardant chemicals that have been known to harm hormone production and cause cancer, a new study says.

Why Flamin' Hot Cheetos are sending kids to ER

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Exposure to fire retardants during pregnancy linked to

Fire retardant chemicals that are supposed to protect children may actually cause intelligence and behavioral problems in young kids. Polybrominated diphenyl ethers PBDEs are chemicals that have

Even In Maine, Chemicals Can Be An Issue

Chemicals ranged from flame retardants used in consumer electronics to well-known threats like arsenic, mercury and lead, according to the Alliance for a Clean and Healthy Maine, which paid to

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