Almost 50 years after Rachel Carson's book Silent Spring warned the public, government agencies and even industry about the dangers associated with widespread use of synthetic chemical toxicants, we are now faced with daily exposure to substances that the chemical industry and some regulatory agencies say are safe, while scientists and researchers link exposure to hermaphrodization (male fish carrying eggs), low sperm count, breast cancer and more.
You can read more about endocrine disruptors in the Rachel Carson Health & Environment Series brochure (PDF).
For more information and to register, go to the RCH web site.
Sep 25: Rachel Carson Legacy Conference on Endocrine Disruptors
The third annual Rachel Carson Legacy Conference will address the potential risks and solutions to human and environmental exposure to endocrine disruptors, from bisphenol A in plastics to phthalates in shampoo.