Measuring Green Chemistry

Posted on Jun 10, 2015 in Presentations, Publications, Research, What I'm Working On |

  Dr. Ann Blake of EPHC was contracted by the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell to prepare a white paper characterizing the current landscape of measures of green chemistry. Dr. Blake presented a summary of her research at the Green Chemistry and Commerce Council’s Innovators Roundtable at Nike’s headquarters in Portland, Oregon on April 29, 2015. The white paper on green...

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Exposure Characterization in Alternatives Assessment

Posted on Jun 10, 2015 in Developing Tools and Practices, Developing Tools and Practices, Presentations |

Dr. Ann  Blake presented at the International Symposium on Alternatives Assessment: Advancing Science and Practice conference, held at the Natcher Conference Center of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland on March 5 and 6, 2015. Dr. Blake’s presentation, Exposure Characterization in Alternatives Assessment, was part of the panel titled Advancing the Practice on Hazard Assessment and Exposure Characterization. Dr....

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Ann Blake Speaks at Mount Holyoke College

Posted on Oct 28, 2013 in Chemicals Policy, Presentations, What I Do |

Dr. Ann Blake, founder and principal of Environmental and Public Health Consulting, had the honor and distinct pleasure of speaking at her alma mater, Mount Holyoke College, on October 24, 2013. Here’s how the Miller Worley Center for the Environment at the College described her talk. Dr. Blake’s presentation was co-sponsored by the Politics Department at Mount Holyoke.   Potentially harmful chemicals are everywhere, including...

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Tools for the Selection of Replacements for Chemicals of Concern

Posted on Jul 19, 2013 in Developing Tools and Practices, Presentations |

17th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference, North Bethesda, MD, June 18, 2013 Alternatives assessment has emerged in the past decade and a half as the practical implementation of the precautionary principle. Chemical hazard assessment has developed as a key element of alternatives assessment in the context of selecting replacements for chemicals of concern. Alternatives assessment allows for not only the drop-in replacements of...

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December 8, 2011 Testimony to California Assembly Environmental Safety & Toxic Materials Committee

Posted on Nov 14, 2012 in Chemicals Policy, Crafting Policies, Presentations, Sustainable Economy |

On December 8, 2011, Dr. Ann Blake testified before the California Assembly’s Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee on California’s ground-breaking Safer Consumer Product Regulations. Here is a transcript of her testimony: Ann Blake_ESTM Safer Product Regulations Oversight Testimony 8 Dec...

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