Toxic chemicals in our food, air, water and soil are making us sick … especially our babies and children. Cancers, behavior issues, learning disabilities and asthma have all been linked to the chemicals we encounter every day. These impacts are multiplied for people of color living in urban communities and farm workers. Join this free webinar to learn how we might be able to change policies that regulate these chemicals.
“Chemical Policy Reform as a Driver for Green Chemistry”
Wednesday June 12, 2013 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time
Great Lakes Green Chemistry Network and Michigan Green Chemistry ClearinghouseWebinar with Mike Belliveau, President & CEO, Environmental Health Strategies Center, Senior Advisor, Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families
Belliveau is the founder and president of Environmental Health Strategy Center, a public health organization working for safer chemicals and a sustainable economy. He serves as senior advisor to Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families, a national coalition focused on modernizing the federal chemical management system. A social entrepreneur, he organized a regional trade association to promote biobased manufacturing, the Sustainable Bioplastics Council of Maine. Belliveau has more than 30 years of experience in chemical hazard assessment, science policy analysis, and green chemistry solutions. Mike holds an environmental science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.