Article published by the Goldman Staff for the Goldman Prize. Find the original story here.
2006 Goldman Prize winner Craig Williams has dedicated his life to the safe disposal of the United States’ chemical weapons stockpiles.
As a member of the Kentucky Governor’s Commission on Chemical Weapons, and as a central figure in the fight to eradicate chemical weapons, Williams has attended two sessions of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the international body overseeing global chemical weapon elimination efforts at The Hague in the Netherlands.
We reached out to Williams to get his take on the recent decision to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons at sea. Read below for his take on the issue:
Article published by WBKO, find it the original article here.
A longtime citizen activist who has helped usher a plan for destroying the chemical weapons stored in Kentucky is in Europe this week to help explore solutions to Syria's chemical weapons stockpile.
Craig Williams, director of the Kentucky Environmental Foundation's Chemical Weapons Project, was invited to join a delegation in The Hague, Netherlands. The group will be advising the international community on what to do about Syria's weapons.
Written by Erica Peterson for WFPL. Find the original article here.
A new analysis of furniture made specifically for children has revealed that the majority of it contains toxic flame retardant chemicals.
The study was conducted by the non-profit Center for Environmental Health and researchers at Duke University. They analyzed 42 children’s couches and chairs from big box retailers, and found that 90 percent of them contain flame retardant chemicals that have been linked to serious health problems.
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