Bangor Daily News
| by Sam Schipani

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Gail Carlson was quoted in a Bangor Daily News story titled “Some basic items in your home might be toxic to you.” The article discusses several household items that contain toxins. “Because they’re not well-regulated, there are certain chemicals that are actually quite toxic, but the government is under no obligation to regulate or inform you,” said Gail Carlson, assistant professor of environmental studies at Colby College. “A lot of people think if it’s on the shelf on the store it’s probably safe, which is completely false.”

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