American Chemistry Council: Silent Spring seeks to stoke consumer fears without regard for the facts

“We are disappointed that the Silent Spring Institute would make unfounded claims about the health effects of very low-levels of government-approved chemicals used in everyday consumer products without facts to support their claims.”

Click for the ACC statement.

Click for the Silent Spring Institute study.

5 thoughts on “American Chemistry Council: Silent Spring seeks to stoke consumer fears without regard for the facts”

  1. Yes, but they are right. Pretty much 100% certain that anyone who is in contact with chemicals could die or has died.
    When you read stuff like this the first thought is those folks can’t be that scientifically illiterate. They aren’t, but the target audience is and are convinced that the sinister forces of evil industry are working overtime to exploit and kill the unsuspecting populace.

  2. The link takes me to a report by the ACEEE on the improvement of appliance energy standards attributable to California standards.

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