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2014-06-25 11:12:52

University of Massachusetts at Amherst Challenging decades-old risk assessment methods, a new literature review suggests that oral gavage, the accepted method of dosing lab animals to test chemical toxicity, does not accurately mimic how humans are exposed to chemicals in everyday life Challenging risk assessment methods used for decades by toxicologists, a new review of the literature led by environmental health scientist Laura Vandenberg at the University of Massachusetts Amherst...

2014-04-14 23:02:42

Detailed analysis and forecast of world, regional and country BPA markets can be found in the in-demand topical research study “Bisphenol A (BPA): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018” drawn up by Merchant Research & Consulting and recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the report, the volume of the world BPA production is predicted to surpass the 5.4 million tonnes mark by 2015. London, UK (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 As of 2011, the world bisphenol A...

2010-10-26 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that a subsidiary company received an award from Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) to provide on-site construction administration and inspection services for the build and replacement of transmission lines, substations and ancillary communications projects. In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Tom McDuffie stated, "We are proud to help support BPA on this high-profile...

2010-01-19 12:28:05

MU researchers receive more than $1 million to continue to study the effects of fetal/infant exposure to BPA Today, the FDA shifted its stance on bisphenol A (BPA) and said that exposure to the chemical is of "some concern" for infants and children. Previously, the agency's stance was the chemical posed no risk to humans; this stance was consistent with the chemical industry's stance. Today, FDA officials declared that more research was needed and suggested reasonable steps to reduce exposure...

2010-01-15 18:56:00

YONKERS, N.Y., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports, expressed disappointment with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's (FDA) failure to ban the chemical bisphenol A (BPA), despite announcing today that there is cause for concern over its potential effect on children. Consumers Union believes that that there is enough scientific evidence to date to warrant a ban on BPA in food contact products now. "FDA's admission of concern...

2009-04-27 07:30:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Analysis Group, LLC (TAG, LLC) -- a veteran-owned, rapidly growing business specializing in novel techniques in research, analysis, and articulation of key national security issues -- announced today that it has been awarded a five-year Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) from the Department of Defense's Washington Headquarters Services (WHS) Acquisition & Procurement Office. This competitively won, multiple-vendor BPA encompasses five...

2008-09-29 03:00:29

By Anonymous Idaho utility regulators oppose a Bonneville Power Administration decision to eliminate or radically reduce electric rate credits to 85 percent of residential and small-farm electric customers in the state. The Idaho Public Utilities Commission said in a release Sept. 25 that it will pursue all available legal remedies to address "this punitive and egregious error." BPA this week established new power rates and Residential Exchange Program credits that essentially eliminated...

2008-07-21 03:00:39

By Crompton, Kim Inland Power & Light Co., the Spokane-based electric cooperative that obtains all of its power from the Bonneville Power Administration, says it's exploring the possibility of participating in a non-federal power pool to meet some of its future energy needs. CEO Kris Mikkelsen says Inland Power is looking at joining with one or the other of two utility groups that are forming to seek economies of scale by buying power jointly on the open market, and expects to make a...


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