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House dust can make children obese.


2015-07-31T09:00-05:00
Chemicals typically found in house dust could trigger a key receptor which is linked to obesity, sci ...

Brooklyn's "Hipster Havens" are indeed poisonous.


2015-07-31T09:00-05:00
Come September, a community group of North Brooklynites will release a digital map of toxic "hot spo ...

ConAgra bows to calls for stripping feared chemical from food cans.


2015-07-31T09:00-05:00
Metal cans containing ConAgra Foods products made in U.S. and Canadian facilities after July 30 will ...

The VA's 'experts' on toxic chemicals may not know what they're talking about.


2015-07-31T09:00-05:00
Veterans who were exposed to contaminated water are seeing a disturbing pattern of disability claim ...

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]

July 19, 2015 Why President Obama and Congress Turned Their Backs on Food Safety - "The bacteria-tainted ap... [Link]
July 10, 2015 Environmental Justice Report: 81% Of Products Tested At U.S. Dollar Stores Are Unsafe... [Link]
July 7, 2015 Helping can hurt: Complications and consequences of remediation strategies - Environmental re... [Link]