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Crude oil prices hovered around US$40 per barrel last week, marking a 4.8% decline from the week prior. A bearish U.S. inventory report – indicating that stocks mounted by more than double market expectations – followed by another dreadful U.S employment report, pressured prices down. However, some offsetting support stemmed from news that OPEC’s compliance rate was higher than anticipated, and rumors that another cut may be in store for the March 15th meeting.
“A look at the whole issue of perflourinated chemicals (Teflon, non-stick) in consumer products and food packaging (Zonyl). Environmental and health impacts were chronicled and suggestions for action were given. This magazine article was written for a general audience and heavily supported by peer-reviewed research.”