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EPA Issues Ban on Consumer Methylene Chloride Products

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued new limits on methylene chloride, a chemical found in paint stripping products, The New York Times reports. Previously, the Obama administration had called methylene chloride, which the Times reports has been linked to …

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Lowe’s Phasing Out Paint Removers Containing 2 Chemicals


Lowe’s has committed to stop selling paint solvents containing chemicals linked to “dozens of accidental deaths,” The New York Times reports. The company announced May 29 that, by the end of 2018, it would no longer sell paint strippers with methylene chloride …

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Home Depot Ditches Chemicals, Focuses on Green Goods

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Home Depot is following in the footsteps of its big-box competitors like Walmart and Target to “disclose the chemicals in the products they sell and remove them whenever possible,” according to an article by Bloomberg. This news comes out of the company’s …

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