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State studies on shale-site air emissions incomplete, according to court documents.


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Three widely cited state studies of air emissions at Marcellus Shale gas development sites in Pennsy ...

Another Ebola challenge: Disposing of medical waste.


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A single Ebola patient treated in a U.S. hospital will generate eight 55-gallon barrels of medical w ...

Nearly all new nanoengineered chemicals are regulated by EPA due to potential risks.


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The Environmental Protection Agency has regulated nearly all nanoengineered chemicals that it has re ...

Chemical industry backs Republicans in fight for Senate control.


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The prospect of a GOP Senate majority delights the chemical industry’s lobbying organizations in W ...

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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