We are making human health an integral part of sustainability practices on college campuses by raising awareness of the link between health and exposure to everyday toxic chemicals.

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Schildroth, S., K.M. Rodgers, M. Strynar, J. McCord, G. Poma, A. Covaci, R.E. Dodson. 2022. Per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and persistent chemical mixtures in dust from U.S. collegesEnvironmental Research. 
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Rodgers, K.M., D. Bennett, R. Moran, K. Knox, T. Stoiber, R. Gill, T.M. Young, A. Blum, R.E. Dodson. 2021. Do flame retardant concentrations change in dust after older upholstered furniture is replaced? Environment International. doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2021.106513

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Rodgers, K.M., A. Covaci, G. Poma, K. Knox, J.G. Allen, J. Cedeno-Laurent, R.A. Rudel, R.E. Dodson. 2020. Flame retardant concentrations are lower in college spaces meeting the new furniture flammability standard TB117-2013. Environmental Science & Technology Letters. doi.org/10.1021/acs.estlett.0c00483

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Dodson, R.E., K.M. Rodgers, G. Carey, J.G. Cedeno Laurent, A. Covaci, G. Poma, G. Malarvannan, J.D. Spengler, R.A. Rudel, J.G. Allen. 2017. Flame Retardant Chemicals in College Dormitories: Flammability Standards Influence Dust Concentrations. Environmental Science & Technology, 51(9):4860–4869. doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b00429

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