U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
This website has many resources about chemicals, pollution, and U.S. regulations.
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registryn
This website provides comprehensive toxicological profiles for many chemicals, including mercury, PCBs, DDT, and others.
American Chemistry Council
Visit the American Chemistry Council to learn more about industrial chemicals and how they are used.
National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's nationwide assessment of the U.S. population's exposure to environmental chemicals is available here.
Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals (REACH)
Learn more about Europe's new regulations on chemicals and their usage.
Environmental Working Group
Pioneering studies by this environmental organization drew attention to the "body burden" of industrial chemicals.
National Library of Medicine
This website from the National Library of Medicine, a division of the National Institutes of Health, contains a wide variety of specialized information regarding environmental health and toxicology.
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