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Green Purchasing

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Amid climate change, chemicals and controversy, still room for thanks.

Environmental challenges remain, but scientists, journalists, information and opportunities are wort ...

Some 3-D printing can leave toxic taint.

Today, it seems that three-dimensional, or 3-D, printers are everywhere. People use them in labs, sc ...

What chemicals are used in fracking? Industry discloses less and less.

Companies that report their hydraulic fracturing chemicals to FracFocus have become less forthcoming ...

Toxic Kenya dump embodies pope's environmental concern., Toxic Kenya dump embodies Pope's environmental concern.

The scavengers at Nairobi's notorious Dandora dump are some of the poorest of Kenya's poor - and the ...

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]

November 23, 2015 Early lead exposure linked to sleep problems - From Chemistry World: "Lead exposure in early childhood is associated with increased risk for s... [Link]
November 17, 2015 State’s instructions for sampling drinking water for lead “not best practice”... [Link]
November 15, 2015 Table salt and shellfish can contain plastic - "Scientists have found tiny plastic bi... [Link]