We highlight and summarize an NPR/KQED Forum podcast on the limitations of the EPA's new process for evaluating toxic chemicals. Our favorite part: the call to action for consumers from one of the callers-in. We've got her quoted in here too.
We often assume someone is looking out for us - be it a nonprofit, the government, or a higher power. But, when it comes to the products and chemicals we are exposed to, the sad truth is that the government isn't currently empowered to protect us. We take a look at the limits of their authority.