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In response, Dow stated that “IECA does not represent Dow on this issue” and provided a link to its statement about the Paris Agreement: Dow is the leading materials science company in the world and innovates and manufactures many low carbon...
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As many as 1 million Californians, mostly in the farming communities of the Central Valley, have dangerous levels of an unregulated chemical linked to cancer in their drinking water, according to California’s State Water Board....
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