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Health departments of 6 towns join to improve safety in nail salons

  The Norwood Health Department is partnering with five other towns as the Norfolk County 7 Public Health Coalition in its newest project, “Greening Nail Salons for Employees and Communities.” This is funded through the TURI community grant.

URL:  http://www.boston.com/yourtown/news/norwood/2011/10/norwood_health_departments_par.html

TURI Awards $60K in Academic Grants

  TURI Awarded UMass Lowell faculty $60K in grant funding to search for safer ingredients in everyday products.

URL:  http://www.uml.edu/News/stories/2011-12/turi-grants.aspx

ACE Cleaners Goes Green

  2/15/11 North Andover Patch, article about how ACE Cleaners is no longer using perchloroethylene to clean clothes. Instead the small business is using wet cleaning technologies.

URL:  http://northandover.patch.com/articles/ace-cleaners-goes-green

Before You Buy That Train Set, Do Your Homework

  11/22/10 LA Times, article about toxics in toys includes comments from Rachel Massey of TURI.

URL:  http://articles.latimes.com/2010/nov/22/health/la-he-safe-toys-20101122

Are 'Green' Cleaners Really Green?

  11/15/10 Wally Pop, Jason Marshall of TURI was quoted in this article about ingredients in eco-friendly cleaning products.

URL:  http://www.walletpop.com/2010/11/15/are-green-cleaners-really-green/

Wilmington company honored for environmental leadership

  3/25/10 Wilmington Advocate, Liz Harriman of TURI is quoted about Analog Devices environmental accomplishments.

URL:  http://www.wickedlocal.com/wilmington/news/business/x1499087127/Wilmington-company-honored-for-environmental-leadership

A handle on safety, firms honored for cutting chemical use

  4/15/10 Worcester Telegram & Gazette, article about L&J of New England that was recognized as a "TURA 20th Anniversary Leader."

URL:  http://www.telegram.com/article/20100415/NEWS/4150561/1002/BUSINESS

Cape Group recognized for reducing toxins

  4/24/10, Cape Cod Times, the Cape Cod Cooperative runs a program funded by TURI that is designed to keep perchlorate from flares out of public and private drinking wells.

URL:  http://www.capecodonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100424/NEWS/4240322/-1/rss02

PerkinElmer's Salem facility honored for reducing toxic chemicals

  4/28/10 Salem News, Pam Eliason of TURI was quoted in this article about PerkinElmer in Salem recognized as a "TURA 20th Anniversary Leader."

URL:  http://www.salemnews.com/business/x563635948/State-to-give-consumers-another-bite-at-appliance-exchange

Lexington Students "Change the World" State Champs

  5/14/10 Boston Globe, Joy Onasch of TURI helped two Lexington middle-school students compare dry cleaning to wet cleaning.

URL:  http://www.boston.com/yourtown/news/lexington/2010/05/lexington_students.html

Tarr Talk: Recognizing Environmental Leadership

  6/10/10 Senator Bruce Tarr's blog discusses the "Champions of Toxics Use Reduction" awards ceremony at the state house on June 9, 2010. Analog Devices and A.W. Chesterton were one of 17 companies honored as a "TURA 20th Anniversary Leader."

URL:  http://www.tarrtalk.com/2010/06/recognizing-environmental-leadership.html

Green Kitchens

  6/9/10 Worcester Living, article refers to TURI's suggestions on how to make safer cleaners.

URL:  http://www.telegram.com/article/20100609/WORCESTERLIVING/5240450/-1/worcesterliving

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