Back-to-School Guide to PVC-Free School Supplies

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Crackdown on East Chicago air polluter stalls under Trump EPA.


2017-07-24T09:00-05:00
The EPA has stalled its crackdown on a company still operating nearby that is a major contributor to ...

Rush hour pollution may be more dangerous than you think.


2017-07-24T09:00-05:00
A new study has shown that the pollution your car churns out isn’t just a problem for people walki ...

The battle over 2,500-year-old shelters made of poop.


2017-07-24T09:00-05:00
A falcon war in Greenland’s frigid north is a preview of habitat contests to come.

Feds release final environmental impact statement for Atlantic Coast Pipeline.


2017-07-24T09:00-05:00
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission concludes that, while the project’s construction and impl ...

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]