Use of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis in Regulatory Alternatives Analysis: A Case Study of Lead-Free Solder

Posted on Jul 19, 2013 in Crafting Policies, Developing Tools and Practices, In the Press, Print, Projects, Publications | 0 comments

Abstract Regulators are implementing new programs that require manufacturers of products containing certain chemicals of concern to identify, evaluate and adopt viable, safer alternatives. Such programs raise the difficult question for policymakers and regulated businesses of which alternatives are “viable” and “safer.” To address that question, these programs use “alternatives analysis,” an emerging methodology that integrates issues of human...

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Report: Green Chemistry at Work

Posted on Aug 7, 2012 in In the Press, Print | 0 comments

Environment California April 2010 environmentcalifornia.com Executive Summary Leading California businesses are showing that consumer products don’t have to contain toxic chemicals, threaten public health, or produce large amounts of waste in order to work. These businesses are making California healthier and wealthier by designing products to be safe from the start, following the principles of green chemistry. This report highlights 12 Golden...

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Down to Earth: Bringing Green Living Home

Posted on Aug 7, 2012 in In the Press, Print | 0 comments

Mount Holyoke Alumnae Quarterly Winter 2009 Down to Earth: Bringing Green Living Home …environmental and public-health consultant Ann Blake ’85…says her whole life is “about finding ways to move us all to a more sustainable relationship with the planet.” She works with local governments, national and international NGO coalitions, and emerging sustainable industries to eliminate the use of toxic chemicals in manufacturing and...

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