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Green Purchasing

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Texas freezes agency's funding after air pollution data released.

A few casual words and the early release of some scientific data have cost the San Antonio region mu ...

New map could refocus California's pollution battles.

The California Environmental Protection Agency has released a statewide list of census tracts most b ...

US urged to tackle lead in aviation gasoline.

Consumer advocates, public health workers and environmental groups here are calling on the federal g ...

One man's obsession with EPA and toxic waste in his neighborhood leads all the way to the Supreme Court.

For most of the past decade, Tate MacQueen has dedicated himself to getting toxic waste left in his ...

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 17, 2014 10,000 Schools Located Half Mile From Chemical Facility - By Kate Sheppard A... [Link]
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]