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Burning Issues
Research and data on wood smoke pollution and combustion particulates. Research shows that 60,000 people in the US die each year from smoke pollution. Site chosen by the BBC Education Directory for excellence in the information presented.
http://burningissues.org/

Beyond Pesticides
National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides provides information on pesticides. Current actions and newsletters including pesticide safety and alternatives.
http://www.beyondpesticides.org/

Californians for Pesticide Reform (CPR)
Resource designed to aid in understanding the chronic and acute health impacts of pesticides. Provide review of studies linking pesticides with chronic and acute diseases.
http://www.pesticidereform.org/

Conspiracy of Silence
Documents a PCB spill and clean up, industries reaction and the eventual ban of the sale of PCBs.
http://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/200103/conspiracy.asp

Long Islanders Against Pesticides
LIAP is a non-profit community education organization providing information on the use of pesticides in the New York and Long Island communities.
http://www.angelfire.com/folk/liap/

Mainlining Danger: Hospital Patients Exposed to High Levels of Toxic Chemicals in Vinyl I.V. Bags
Greenpeace data shows that vinyl (PVC) medical devices contain high levels of toxic additives which can leach out through surrounding fluids, exposing hospital patients to a probable human carcinogen.
http://www.commondreams.org/pressreleases/feb99/022299a.htm

Natural Resources Defense Council - Toxic Chemicals and Health
NRDC provides information, reports, fact sheets and studies on everyday health threats posed by toxic chemicals and pesticides.
http://www.nrdc.org/health/

Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides
NCAP works to protect people and the environment by advancing healthy solutions to pest problems. Provide news and information on pesticide issues.
http://www.pesticide.org/

Pesticide Action Network International
Network of over 600 participating nongovernmental organizations, institutions and individuals in over 60 countries working to replace the use of hazardous pesticides with ecologically sound alternatives. Projects and campaigns are coordinated by five autonomous Regional Centers.
http://pan-international.org/

Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA)
Organization working to reduce the use of hazardous pesticides world wide.
http://www.panna.org/

Pesticide Action Network Pesticide Database
Provides pesticide information from many different sources. Includes definitions, references and user manual.
http://www.pesticideinfo.org/

Pesticide Action Network UK
Provides information on health effects of pesticides, news, campaigns and projects.
http://www.pan-uk.org/

Pesticide Watch
Information about pesticides and the problems associated with pesticide use. Provide California communities with the tools they need to protect themselves and the environment from the hazards of pesticides.
http://www.pesticidewatch.org/

Pollution 'Damages Intelligence'
Environmental damage is sapping the intelligence of millions of people globally, says a British social scientist. BBC News.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/722907.stm

Produce Items May Exceed EPA Standards
Pesticide residue levels on produces exceed EPA standards. Washingtonpost.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/national/pesticides.htm