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

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Amid pollution problems, China's health food industry blossoms.

That growing fear of China’s dangerously dirty environment has given birth to one of the fastest-g ...

Duke Energy CEO loses $600K in pay over coal ash pollution.

Duke Energy Corp. CEO Lynn Good saw her pay docked about $600,000 in the aftermath of last year's ma ...

If we clean up the air, kids' lungs will benefit.

The results of a recent study were more heartening than surprising. Short version: If we clean up th ...

Chairman of 'grossly mismanaged' Chemical Safety Board resigns.

Felled by charges of mismanagement, the chairman of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board has resigned.

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, 2015 EPA Adds Two, Proposes Six Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities... [Link]
March 23, 2015 Toys from the Seventies and Eighties could be poisoning your children - Nostalgia ca... [Link]
March 21, 2015 Take action for safer chemicals - The San Francisco Chronicle recently discovered th... [Link]