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EPA scores big win to limit mercury in power plants.


2014-04-16T09:00-05:00
The Environmental Protection Agency took home a victory Tuesday when an appeals court upheld the age ...

US minorities exposed to more toxic air, University of Minnesota finds.


2014-04-16T09:00-05:00
Minorities across the country are exposed to more of a dangerous air pollutant than whites, resultin ...

Senators seek to curb EPA authority on mine waste disposal.


2014-04-16T09:00-05:00
A pair of senators have introduced legislation that would prevent the Environmental Protection Agenc ...

Dust to Dust: Phuket’s struggle to clear the air.


2014-04-16T09:00-05:00
More than 2,500 people in Phuket Town, Thailand, received hospital treatment for ailments brought on ...

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]

April 4, 2014 Childhood Leukemia Associated With Traffic - Studies reviewed by the CDC suggest... [Link]
March 27, 2014 CHEJ Still Not In Offices After Fire - Two-Alarm fire in our building. No one wa... [Link]
March 24, 2014 Healthy Child Safer Pregnancy - Women thinking about having a baby should read this... [Link]