University of California


Pathways to Breast Cancer Report (2010)


Science Magazine (November 2009)


Environmental Health Perspectives (August 2009)


Berkeley Science Review (Winter, 2009)


SIN Conference (2009)


California Magazine (Summer, 2008)


UC Berkeley School of Public Health Magazine (Summer, 2007)


California Out
in Front (EHP, 2007)

Program in Green Chemistry & Chemicals Policy

New Science for Chemicals Policy (PDF) Science Magazine, November 2009
Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry (PDF) Presentation at the 13th Annual ACS Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference, College Park MD, June 23, 2009
Breast Cancer and Chemicals Policy Project (CBCRP)




Publications
2010 Report
Pathways to Breast Cancer: Pathways to Breast Cancer: A Case Study for Innovation in Chemical Safety Evaluation (PDF)

2008 Report
Green Chemistry: Cornerstone to a Sustainable California. Report to California EPA (2008)
UC Berkeley/UCLA press release | California EPA press release
Cornerstone Report Slideshow (PDF)

2006 Report
Green Chemistry in California: A Framework for Leadership in Chemicals Policy and Innovation. Report to the California Legislature(2006)
Executive Summary | UC press release

Articles
Schwarzman, Wilson. New Science for Chemicals Policy Science Magazine, November 2009
Wilson, Schwarzman. Toward a New U.S. Chemicals Policy: Rebuilding the Foundation to Advance New Science, Green Chemistry, and Environmental Health. Environmental Health Perspectives 117 (8) .

Brown Science Selections: Chemicals Policy Gap: Toward Stronger Regulation in the United States. Environmental Health Perspectives 117 (8)

Schwarzman. Potential Toxicity of Synthetic Chemicals: What You Should Know About Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals, American Family Physician, September 2008

Wilson, Schwarzman. Characterizing and Addressing Policy Barriers to Green Chemistry in the United States. American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C. June 2008

Schwarzman, Wilson. Reshaping Chemicals Policy on Two Sides of the Atlantic: Comparing approaches and exploring areas for cooperation between California and the European Union. California-EU Regulatory Cooperation Project, UC Berkeley

Wilson & Kirschner Policy Developments in the United States Related to Chemicals and Electronic Waste, in "Governance, Risk and Compliance Handbook: Technology, Finance, Environmental, and International Guidance and Best Practices," Anthony Tarantino, Ed. March 2008.

Schmidt C. Environment: California Out in Front. Environmental Health Perspectives 115(3) March 2007

Wilson, Hammond, Nicas, Hubbard. Worker Exposure to Volatile Organic Compounds in the Vehicle Repair Industry. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 4 (301-310) May 2007

Wilson, Chia, Ehlers. Green Chemistry in California: A Framework for Leadership in Chemicals Policy and Innovation. New Solutions: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy, Vol 16(4) 365-372, December 2006.

Alastair I. Shifting to green chemistry: the need for innovations in sustainability marketing. Business Strategy and the Environment. July 2006

Welker-Hood, Condon, Wilburn. Regulatory, Institutional, and Market-Based Approaches Towards Achieving Comprehensive Chemical Policy Reform. Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. Vol. #12 No. #2, Manuscript 6. May 31, 2007
Media
UC Berkeley News Center, March 2011
Marketplace, March 2011
UC Berkeley's Top Stories, Nov 2010
Los Angeles Times, Nov 22, 2010
Washington Post, Nov 21, 2010
Los Angeles Times, Oct 11, 2010
Fresno Bee, (Editorial) August 9, 2010
Los Angeles Times, (Editorial) August 8, 2010
Capitol Weekly, August 5, 2010
Sacramento Bee, (Editorial) August 5, 2010
Capitol Weekly, July 29, 2010
AP Science News, June 11, 2010
Scientific American, May 28, 2010
C&EN Magazine (pdf), March 2010
COEH Bridges, Spring, 2010
Seed Magazine Nov 25, 2009
Emerging Health Threats Nov 19, 2009
The California Report, KQED, Nov 17, 2009
Living on Earth, NPR, Oct 9, 2009
Berkeley Science Review, Winter, 2009
California Chronicle, April 9, 2009
Scientific American, March 25, 2009
New York Times, March 25, 2009
Risk Policy Report, January 2009
Env. Science & Technology (11/19/08)
LA Times (pat 1 of 2), Sept 19, 2008
LA Times (part 2 of 2), Sept 19, 2008
Capitol Weekly, Sept 4, 2008
GreenBiz (08/17/08)
San Francisco Chronicle (07/08/08)
Pesticide and Toxic Chemical News (07/07/08)
Greenwire (07/02/08)
Risk Policy Report (06/10/08)
Pesticide & Toxic Chemical News (06/09/08)
New York Times (03/26/08)
Los Angeles Times (1/31/08)
The Berkeleyan (1/30/08)
Sacramento Bee (1/29/08)
Occupational Hazards (1/29/08)
Risk Policy Report (1/22/08)
Chemical & Engineering News (1/21/08)
Sacramento Bee (1/19/08)
Daily Environment (1/17/08)
UC Berkeley Press release (1/17/08)
Oakland Tribune (1/17/08)
Daily Breeze (1/17/08)
Cal/EPA Press release (Jan 2008)
Baltimore Sun (12/23/07)
New York Times (12/22/07)
Chemical & Engineering News (11/19/07)
Chemical & Engineering News (11/5/07)
Public Health Magazine, (Summer 2007)
Capitol Weekly, (7/19/07)
Integrity in Science Watch, (7/16/07)
WorldChanging: Green Chemistry
(7/9/07)
California Progress Report
(3/15/07)
Environmental Health Perspectives (March 2007)
Star-Telegram (12/03/06)
Marketplace
(11/13/06)
Risk Policy Report
(11/07/06)
Capitol Weekly
(11/02/06)
San Mateo Daily Journal
(11/01/06)
Inside California
(10/27/06)
Los Angeles Times (10/8/06)
Los Angeles Times (8/3/06)
Daily Environment (8/3/06)
Congressional Quarterly (8/2/06)
Risk Policy Report (7/4/06)
Los Angeles Times (5/11/06)
Santa Cruz Sentinel
(5/1/06)
WorldChanging: Another World is Here
(4/9/06)
San Francisco Chronicle (4/3/06)
Minnesota Public Radio (3/29/06)
California Progress Report (3/29/06)
The Berkeleyan (3/16/06)
Pesticide and Toxic Chemical News (3/17/06)
Inside Cal/EPA (3/17/06)
Chemical and Engineering News (3/15/06)
Daily Environment (3/15/06)
Los Angeles Times (3/14/06)
San Diego Union-Tribune (3/14/06)
Oakland Tribune (3/13/06)
Interviews
UC Berkeley News Center, March 2011
Marketplace, March 2011
Living on Earth (NPR) highlights the BCGC interviewing Mike Wilson and Marty Mulvihill, November 2010
KQED Forum, Update on Bisphenol A, March 11, 2010
NPR Marketplace, January 26, 2010
The California Report, KQED, Nov 17, 2009
Living on Earth, NPR, Oct 9, 2009
Testimony
Resolutions
Additional Resources
Links
 
The Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry

The University of California, Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry (BCGC) is the nationís first major academic program to advance green chemistry through interdisciplinary scholarship. read more

Pathways to Breast Cancer Report

A new report which aims to help close the data gap in chemical hazard information by proposing an approach to chemical testing that accounts for the events in biological pathways associated with increased risk of breast cancer read more

Green Chemistry: Cornerstone to a Sustainable California 2008 Report

Highlighting the need for a modern, comprehensive solution to pressing health, environmental and economic problems associated with California’s management of chemicals and products... read more



Green chemistry at UC Berkeley

5:30 min. video produced by Roxanne Makasdjian, UC Berkeley Media Relations

Contact

Program in Green Chemistry and Chemicals Policy
Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
School of Public Health, UC Berkeley
50 University Hall #7360
Berkeley, CA 94720

Michael Wilson, PhD, MPH, Research Scientist mpwilson@berkeley.edu 510-642-5703
Megan Schwarzman, MD, MPH, Research Scientist mschwarzman@berkeley.edu 510-643-4685
Akos Kokai, MS, Chemist akokai@berkeley.edu 510-643-4422