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Will federal safety panel ban toxic flame retardants in household products?


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On Wednesday, the Consumer Product Safety Commission plans to vote on a petition that would ban tris ...

EPA to dig up contaminated soil in Lockwood Superfund site.


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A large multimillion-dollar excavation project will begin this fall to remove potentially toxic chem ...

Chemical industry ally faces critics in bid for top EPA post.


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Michael L. Dourson, who has long run a premier firm for the chemical industry, is set for a confirma ...

Poorest London children face health risks from toxic air, poverty and obesity.


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Schools in capital worst affected by air pollution are in most socially deprived areas with high lev ...

Be Safe



Precautionary Action Prevents Harm

The precautionary approach looks at how we can prevent harm from environmental hazards. It is a “better safe than sorry” practice motivated by caution and prevention. Why ask “what level of harm is acceptable?” when we can prevent pollution and environmental destruction before it happens. The Center for Health, Environment & Justice’s BE SAFE campaign is a nationwide initiative to build support for the precautionary approach. [Read more]

March 28, 2016 DuPont’s toxic C8 chemical still unchecked, group says - "When a toxic chemica... [Link]
March 8, 2016 There’s a Cancer-Causing Chemical in My Drinking Water, But California Isn’t... [Link]
March 2, 2016 EPA targeting pesticide used on strawberries, lettuce - "The U.S. Environmental Protection ... [Link]