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Higher rates of preterm birth, low birth weight and stillbirth are linked to increased heat, ozone and fine particulate matter, according to a meta-analysis released today and co-authored by scientists at the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA). The analysis summarizes the evidence from 68 studies and includes 32.8 million U.S. births.
Jun 18, 2020, Category: Climate Change
The draft technical support document presents the scientific information available on the toxicity of 1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP) and the calculation of the updated Public Health Goal (PHG).  The proposed updated PHG of 0.003 parts per billion (ppb) is based on carcinogenicity and is set at a level of risk of one additional cancer case per one million persons exposed over a 70-year lifetime.
May 29, 2020, Category: Water

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