In The News - October 2011 - May 2012
Toxic Couches: the Infographic Eric Hess, Sightline Daily, April 16, 2012
Controversial fire retardant rules may soon change in Calif. Mark Matthews, KGO-TV (ABC) April 9,2012
Burning Irony: Flame Retardants Might Create Deadlier Fires. Brett Israel, Environmental Health News, April 6, 2012
Have Toxic Couches Finally Met Their Match? Valerie Pacino, Sightline Daily, March 14, 2012**Note, shortly after this article was published, the bill was withdrawn until next year, but all other facts in this story remain currently accurate.
Your Toxic Couch: New California Legislation Will Address Chemicals in Flame Retardants Found in Furniture. Ngoc Nguyen, New American Media, February 28, 2012,**Note, shortly after this article was published, the bill was withdrawn until next year, but all other facts in this story remain currently accurate.
Toxic Money, Big Chem, dirty politics, and the poison in your couch. Valerie Pacino, Sightline Daily, February 6, 2012
Putting the Chemical Witness on the Hot Seat, Toxic couches, a Northwest burn doctor, & fire science. Valerie Pacino, Sightline Daily, January 16, 2012
Special Report: Flame retardant industry spent $23 million on lobbying, campaign donations. Liza Gross, Environmental Health News November 16, 2011
California lists flame retardant as a carcinogen. Bettina Boxall, Los Angeles Times, October 12, 2011