Breathing Toxic Air

Breathing Toxic Air

Swapping out coal energy for solar would prevent 52,000 premature deaths in the United States every year, according to a new analysis from Michigan Technological University. I recently shared an article from the Daily Climate on social media about this staggering...
When Companies Bring Chemicals to Market

When Companies Bring Chemicals to Market

Our species cannot adapt fast enough to survive the onslaught of chemicals pouring into our environment. Chemical poisoning is a risk we all face. We must face it now before it’s too late. While I believe laws governing how and when companies bring chemicals to market...
How to Find the Best Non-Toxic Sunscreen

How to Find the Best Non-Toxic Sunscreen

In the early 90’s I served as general counsel for my brother, Bobby, who was growing the Banana Boat Company into one of the top sun care companies in the world. The original owners were basically running the company out of a garage. They sold it to my brother for a...
The Worst of Lead Poisoning

The Worst of Lead Poisoning

I wrote a post back in February about lead poisoning and how to protect your family, but I came across a concerning article in the Chicago Tribune this week, Kids poisoned by lead in CHA housing; landlords still got paid. While the family wasn’t personally responsible...