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In West Virginia, whitewater rafting and the long tail of a chemical spill.

Not a trace of MCHM flowed into the New or Gauley rivers, which sit well upstream of the site where ...

Religious conservatives embrace pollution fight.

The Rev. Lennox Yearwood punched his fist in the air as he rhythmically boomed into the microphone: ...

New federal rules to cut miners' coal-dust exposure start Friday.

The first phase of new federal rules aimed at reducing miners' exposure to hazardous levels of coal ...

Ebola outbreak: Britain is ready for disease, says Jeremy Hunt.

Jeremy Hunt, Britain's health secretary, said the expertise and experience of NHS medical staff mean ...

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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