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Beyond BPA: Court Battle Reveals a Shift in Debate Over Plastic Safety (NPR) - February 16, 2015

“Beyond BPA: Court Battle Reveals a Shift in Debate Over Plastic Safety,” NPR, February 16, 2015.

“Science in Court” (Washington Spectator) - December 02, 2014

“Science in Court: Texas labs tiptoe around court ruling to reveal problems with plastic bottles” By Lou Dubose, Washington Spectator, December 2, 2014

“That Takeout Coffee Cup May Be Messing With Your Hormones” (Mother Jones) - December 01, 2014

“That Takeout Coffee Cup May Be Messing With Your Hormones: A new study suggests that whole classes of BPA-free plastics – including the kind in styrofoam – release estrogenic chemicals” By Mariah Blake, Mother Jones, December 1, 2014  

“These Popular Plastic Bottles May Be Messing With Your Hormones” (Mother Jones) - June 16, 2014

“These Popular Plastic Bottles May Be Messing with Your Hormones: A new study finds that many BPA-free brands advertised as safe may be anything but” By Mariah Blake, Mother Jones, June 16, 2014

The Scary New Evidence on BPA-Free Plastics (Mother Jones) - March 15, 2014

“The Scary New Evidence on BPA-Free Plastics … and the Big Tobacco-style campaign to bury it”, Mother Jones magazine, March-April 2014. 

“Insight: Science for hire – Trial over plastic exposes disclosure deficit” (Reuters) - July 18, 2013

  “Insight: Science for hire – Trial over plastic exposes disclosure deficit” By Sharon Begley, Reuters, July 18, 2013  

BPA-Free Plastics Going On Trial In Texas (NPR) - July 15, 2013

NPR’s Jon Hamilton reports on the lawsuit brought against PlastiPure by Eastman Chemical (NPR, Morning Edition, July 15, 2013).

“Silencing Science: What You May Never Know About Plastic Baby Bottles” (Washington Spectator) - June 01, 2013

“Silencing Science: What You May Never Know About Plastic Baby Bottles” By Lou Dubose, Washington Spectator, June 1, 2013

Legal Battle Erupts Over Whose Plastic Consumers Should Trust (NPR) - July 30, 2012

When Eastman Chemical sued PlastiPure, says NPR correspondent Jon Hamilton in a report on that lawsuit, it showed that “a major chemical company thinks estrogen activity is important enough to fight over.” (NPR, All Things Considered, July 30, 2012)

Substitutes for Bisphenol A Could Be More Harmful (The New York Times) - April 18, 2011

Scientists have shown what many had suspected: BPA-free products are no safer than those made with BPA.  (The New York Times, April 18, 2011: PDF)

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