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

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Feds, BP reach $20B settlement over Gulf oil spill.

The Department of Justice has finalized a $20.8 billion settlement with BP over its role in the 2010 ...

Heavy rain causes farm waste overflow in North Carolina.

Industrial, agricultural and public sectors statewide were tested by rainfall over the past few days ...

'We were paying to poison our kids': Lead in Michigan city's water hits children.

Flint, Michigan, declared a public health emergency this week after a dangerous spike in its water†...

Halliburton offers settlements to Oklahoma property owners.

Four years after testing found pollution from spent rocket fuel in the groundwater, Halliburton is o ...

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]

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