Documentary Reveals How Prolific Chemicals Are in Our Daily Lives
'It’s an unfortunate fact that we’re now living in a chemical soup. The documentary “Our Chemical Lives” focuses on the myriad of chemicals in our air, food, water, and household products that may be compromising your health.
Eighty-four thousand chemicals are legal for commerce in the US, all essentially unregulated. In 2011, chemicals accounted for more than $763 billion in revenue. As an example, the six billion pounds of BPA produced every year generates about $8 billion in profits for its manufacturers.'