Environmental Studies Blog

July 30, 2012

Environmental Health and Justice Program Students Present Findings in Houston

Filed under: News — chansen @ 7:04 pm

Three students out of a 12 student Environmental Heath and Justice Program presented the class’ findings at a conference in Houston, Texas. “Their study, conducted in Professor Laura Goldin’s program in cooperation with the Boston Public Health Commission, found the presence of fine particulate matter, carbon dioxide and total volatile organic compounds in the salons was much higher than generally accepted guidelines. In excess, these substances are known or highly suspected to cause skin, respiratory and reproductive-health problems.”

To read the article, click on the link below:

http://www.brandeis.edu/now/2012/july/nailsalon.html

To read the article about the JBS class, click on the link below:

http://www.brandeis.edu/now/2012/march/nails.html

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