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New Report: Maine people are polluted with phthalates
ACHM Announcements - 3/18/2014. 
(AUGUSTA) Maine people are polluted with chemicals called phthalates, according to a new report released today by the Alliance for a Clean and Healthy Maine. The report, titled “Hormones Disrupted: Toxic Phthalates in Maine People”, captures the stories and reactions of 25 Mainers who provided urine samples to test for the presence of seven different phthalates (pronounced THAL-ates), a group of hormone-disrupting chemicals that are widely used in consumer products.
Tests of 25 Mainers find high levels of chemicals used in plastics
Bangor Daily News - 3/18/2014. 
By Jackie Farwell - Augusta: The test results are in for 25 Mainers who recently volunteered to test their bodies for a battery of chemicals commonly found in consumer products. Every participant, from current and former lawmakers to mothers and an electrician, tested positive for phthalates, a group of chemicals used to soften plastics that studies have linked to serious health problems.
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