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Earth Matters: How do we build and live in toxin-free buildings

  Feb. 2, 2019 article in the Daily Hampshire Gazette about building with less toxic materials. TURI resources are mentioned.

URL:  https://www.gazettenet.com/Earth-Matters-23669904

How to protect gymnasts from hazardous chemicals at gym facilities

  Science Codex article on March 26, 2019 about a Silent Spring Institute study on flame retardants in foam pit cubes and exposure to gymnasts.

URL:  https://www.sciencecodex.com/how-protect-gymnasts-hazardous-chemicals-gym-facilities-625522

CBS This Morning Airs Report on the Negative Effects of Methylene Chloride

  CBS This Morning story on 12/27/18 about the harmful effects of methylene chloride in paint stripping products and the safer alternative developed by TURI and commercialized by Super Remover.

URL:  https://www.cbsnews.com/news/epa-still-hasnt-acted-2-years-after-proposing-ban-on-deadly-chemical-methylene-chloride/

What is 'green' dry cleaning? A toxics expert explains

  December 2018 article by Joy Onasch on how TURI has been working with dry cleaners to switch from using perchloroethylene to safer alternatives.

URL:  https://theconversation.com/what-is-green-dry-cleaning-a-toxics-expert-explains-99830

The Government Isn't Regulating A Deadly Paint Stripper, so Retailers are Instead

  Dec. 14, 2018, article in Slate about the dangers of methylene chloride use in paint strippers and a safer alternative developed by TURI at UMass Lowell.

URL:  https://slate.com/technology/2018/12/methylene-chloride-deadly-paint-stripper-epa-regulation.html

It's time to get toxic chemicals out of dry cleaning

  December 13 article in Environmental Health News about the use of perchloroethylene in dry cleaning.

URL:  https://www.ehn.org/dry-cleaning-chemical-replacements-2622967905.html

Get Out the Word on Grass Grant

  An August 9, 2018 article in the Martha's Vineyard Gazette describes the TURI grant to the Field Fund for organic management of playing fields on Martha's Vineyard

URL:  https://vineyardgazette.com/news/2018/08/09/get-out-word-grass-grant

The Clark Celebrates Tiny but Important Ally: Bees

  August 27, 2018 article in The Berksgire Eagle describes collaboration with Bee Friendly Williamstown, a TURI grantee

URL:  https://www.berkshireeagle.com/stories/the-clark-celebrates-tiny-but-important-ally-bees,538963

Students Win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

  May 5, 2018 article in Today@UMass Lowell describes Abigail Giarrosso's work with the TURI Lab.

URL:  https://www.uml.edu/News/stories/2018/Students-NSF-Fellowships.aspx