Trace BPA exposure has been shown to disrupt the endocrine system and trigger a wide variety of disorders, including chromosomal and reproductive system abnormalities, impaired brain and neurological functions, cancer, cardiovascular system damage, adult-onset diabetes, early puberty, obesity and resistance to chemotherapy. – Environmental Working Group
Maine’s governor Paul LePage made comments dismissing the serious health effects of BPA’s, drawing criticism from environmental groups. But according to Mother Jones magazine, the issue goes far deeper. It seems Governor LePage is hiring advisors to help him overthrow decades of environmental legislation. Read about it on Mother Jones’ blog here.