We have shown you study after study of how certain forms of the fire retardant Polybrominated diphenyl ethers, or PBDEs, are showing up in our state.

Local groups found it in the breast milk of women, in the tissue of human bodies and in the dust in our homes.

Health groups say the flame retardants can cause cancer, developmental issues and other health problems.

Tests show it is not only everywhere in our world, but its presence is increasing.

On Tuesday, industry lobbyists in Olympia wanted to show what our world would be like without it. They showed video comparison of two televisions burning – one with, the other without the Decca form of PBDE fire retardant. …

Read the full article and view the video clip here:
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