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EPA coal ash standards a setback for environmental groups.


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With each coal ash spill, environmentalists sounded alarms and called for the byproduct of burning c ...

North Dakota moves to ease oil-and-gas radioactive waste rules dramatically.


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North Dakota regulators recently announced plans to bump up the state's allowable oil-and-gas radioa ...

A new Harvard University study adds to a growing body of evidence linking air pollution and autism.


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A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health, published yesterday in the journal Environment ...

Obama's mine regulator says science spurred aggressive rulemaking.


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President Obama's nomination of Pennsylvania mine regulator Joseph Pizarchik to lead the federal Off ...

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]

December 19, 2014 EPA Prevents Harmful Chemicals from Entering the Marketplace - WASHINGTON – The U.... [Link]
December 19, 2014 Study finds toxic chemicals in a majority of seasonal holiday products - String lights and bea... [Link]
December 19, 2014 Theo Colborn, 1927–2014 - The grassroots movement for environmental health has lo... [Link]