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Fact Sheets

Pricing Pollution: True Cost Environmental Tool Kit

Precautionary Action Issue Brochures

  • Asphalt Plants pdf
  • Children’s Health pdf
  • Clean Cars pdf
  • Clean Production pdf
  • Contaminated Sediments pdf
  • Dioxin pdf
  • Europe Precautionary Chemical Policy pdf
  • Fertilizer pdf
  • Healthy Schools pdf
  • High-Level Nuclear Waste pdf
  • Irradiated Food pdf
  • Just Transition pdf
  • Landfills pdf
  • Mercury pdf
  • Military Toxic Dumps pdf
  • Nuclear Power pdf
  • Nuclear Waste in Products and Landfills pdf
  • Producer Responsibility pdf
  • PVC Consumer Products pdf
  • Right-To-Know pdf
  • Sludge pdf
  • Superfund pdf
  • Workers and the Economy pdf
  • Zero Waste pdf

Resources and Websites

The Resource Guide on Precaution is a helpful bibliography of publications, websites and videos on precaution.
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Visit these websites for more information on taking precautionary action. For information on groups in your state doing precautionary work, contact BE SAFE at

Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE) share information and tracks emerging scientific evidence on links between diseases and possible environmental causes.

Massachusetts Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow is a state coalition of citizens, scientists, health professionals, workers, and educators seeking precautionary action on toxic hazards.

Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute promotes reduction in the use of toxic chemicals in industry in MA.

Massachusetts Center for Sustainable Production has information and resources on precautionary programs. The Center’s Chemicals Policy Initiative has information on US and European chemicals policy efforts. The Center’s Sustainable Hospitals Project has information on alternatives to problem chemicals in hospitals. .

Partnership for Principle 10 is a World Summit on Sustainable Development initiative for governments, civil society and organizations to provide the public with access to information, participation, and justice for environmentally sustainable decisions.

Physicians for Social Responsibility has precautionary environmental health publications and reports.

Precautionary Principle Project was a joint initiative of international groups that developed a “best practice” guidance on natural resource management and biodiversity conservation.

Precaution Reporter is a valuable weekly newsletter by Environmental Research Foundation.

PVC Consumer Campaign is a national BE SAFE campaign to phase out PVC, the “poison plastic”.

Science and Environmental Health Network (SEHN) promote the precautionary principle and have publications and resources.

Taking Precaution is part of the Bay Area Working Group on the Precautionary Principle in San Francisco, CA with publications and resources.