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Michigan landfill drops request for tenfold radiation increase.


2014-10-24T09:00-05:00
A Wayne County hazardous waste landfill, under scrutiny for taking other state's low-activity radioa ...

Urban light pollution: Why we're all living with permanent 'mini jetlag'.


2014-10-24T09:00-05:00
In our collective imaginations, cities are meant to be bright. But as studies begin to show that too ...

EU leaders agree to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40 percent by 2030.


2014-10-24T09:00-05:00
EU leaders agreed early Friday to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the 28-nation bloc to at least 40 ...

Poisoned kids force fine, pricey Cincinnati apartment clean-up.


2014-10-24T09:00-05:00
The federal government fined a Cincinnati apartment management company and ordered it to clean up 13 ...

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]

October 24, 2014 Chemical safety advocacy group protests against LePage in Bangor - [caption id... [Link]
October 24, 2014 Environmental Working Group’s 2014 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce... [Link]
October 23, 2014 This isn’t a trick: Toxic chemicals in Halloween costumes - Parents across the co... [Link]