The Latest by Rashmi Joglekar

Former Staff Scientist

Rashmi was a staff scientist with the Toxic Exposure and Health Program.

Three children dressed for Halloween in, from left to right, skeleton, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Super Girl costumes.
November 12, 2020

Chemicals Lurking in Toys and Costumes are Harmful to Children. EPA Must Act Now.

Plastics are everywhere: in couches, televisions, makeup, toys, costumes, and even children’s bodies. New reports show the dangers synthetic chemicals in plastics pose to children’s health.

The Cheswick coal-fired power plant in Pennsylvania spews smoke into the air.
April 15, 2020

La Contaminación Del Aire Hace Que El Coronavirus Sea Más Letal

Un nuevo estudio de la Universidad de Harvard se suma a la creciente evidencia de que debemos hacer cumplir las regulaciones más estrictas sobre emisiones tóxicas para salvar vidas.

An aerial view of smog in Los Angeles, California.
April 13, 2020

Air Pollution Makes COVID-19 More Deadly

Staff Scientist Rashmi Joglekar explains how a new Harvard study adds to a growing pile of evidence that we must enforce stricter regulations on toxic emissions to save lives.