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and environmental health experts share their ideas, inspiration, and
analysis about toxic chemicals and environmental health policy.
- The Final Institute November 20, 2014
- Food and Water Safety September 22, 2014
- Childhood Cancer June 24, 2014
- The Costs of Disease April 18, 2014
- Male Infertility February 26, 2014
- Flame Retardants December 13, 2013
- Risk Assessment and Chemicals November 19, 2013
- Preemption of State Chemical Reform October 18, 2013
- Fracking Revisited August 5, 2013
- Federal Chemical Policy Reform June 28, 2013
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Alexandra Scranton is the Director of Science and
Research at Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE).
She is the author of “What’s That Smell?: How the Pine Forest in Your Cleaning
Product May Be Hazardous To Your Health” and other scientific reports published
by WVE. Alexandra also provides scientific review for the organization’s
programs. Prior to working at WVE, she worked in the epidemiology and
statistics unit at the American Lung Association headquarters in New York.
Alexandra currently sits on the Research Advisory Committee for the California
Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative and on the Institutional Biosafety Committee
for Rocky Mountain Laboratories (a National Institutes of Health facility). She
has a Masters degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Montana
and a BA from Amherst College. Alexandra lives and works from Pullman, WA, with
her husband and two beautiful daughters.
Health Hazards of Fragrance in Cleaning Products: What You Don't Know Might Hurt You, November 3, 2011