Updated version of IC2 Alternatives Assessment Guide released

The Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse (IC2) is pleased to release an updated version (v1.1) of the IC2 Alternatives Assessment Guide (Guide), with substantive changes to the Exposure Module that bring the Guide into closer agreement with the National Academy of Sciences' A Framework to Guide Selection of Chemical Alternatives.

Pollution Prevention of Cadmium and Other Heavy Metals

Read more about the project from the Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center. Like many heavy metals, cadmium is detrimental to human health. Cadmium can cause serious effects to renal function, bones, and the pulmonary system. It is classified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) as a Group 1 known human carcinogen. …

AASHE Award Winner Webinars – starting tomorrow

Please mark your calendars for these upcoming AASHE webinars. AASHE webinars are free for everyone and video recordings and presentation materials are available for AASHE members in the webinar archive at any time. The AASHE Award Winner webinar series of 2017 will take a deeper look into the winning submissions from the 2016 AASHE Sustainability …

Diehard Coders Just Rescued NASA’s Earth Science Data

Read the full story in Wired. On Saturday morning, the white stone buildings on UC Berkeley’s campus radiated with unfiltered sunshine. The sky was blue, the campanile was chiming. But instead of enjoying the beautiful day, 200 adults had willingly sardined themselves into a fluorescent-lit room in the bowels of Doe Library to rescue federal …