April 2024
CHEJ's "All In" - Spotlight of the Month

The East Palestine, Ohio train derailment underscores the need for vigilance in ensuring the safety of our communities and the environment. By understanding the impacts of such incidents and taking proactive measures, we can work towards building resilient and sustainable communities. It hasn’t been long since the one year anniversary of the train derailment, and we find it absoutely imperative to keep the momentum brought on by informed awareness.

CHEJ wants to provide you with a central hub of information as a means to understand the incident, its implications, and steps being taken to mitigate its effects. In the days and weeks to come CHEJ will be curating collections of information, both from CHEJ and informative articles from around the web in one convienent location. 

Toxic Tuesday

Carbon monoxide is a toxic gas that is difficult to detect because it has no smell, taste, or color. It can be produced from both natural and human-made sources when carbon fuel – such as gasoline, wood, coal, charcoal, propane, natural gas … [Read more]

We previously addressed individual variability and how it affects a person’s response to toxic chemicals. Another important factor in toxicology is a person’s individual sensitivity to chemicals. How sensitive a person is to chemical exposure… [Read more]

Training Calls

Strategic planning can make the difference between winning and losing a campaign. Strategy is a guide to reaching your goal. It is working smarter, not harder, which will enable you to use the resources you have for as long as it takes to win…. [Watch now]

Backyard Talk Blogs

By Sharon Franklin. The Superfund program was established in 1980 to clean up sites contaminated sites with hazardous substances.  On February 27, 2023 CBS News reported that the Environmental Protection Agency[Read more]

By Jordan Martinez. Since working with the Center for Health, Environment, and Justice, I have met and worked with Jami Wallace, President of the Unity Council for the East Palestine Train Derailment. I have found working wit [Read more]

By Stephen Lester. It is well understood how dangerous lead is to everyone especially children who are still growing and thus more susceptible to its toxic effects. Scientists have continued to find adverse effects from exposure to lower[Read more]

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As the blossoms bloom and the world awakens to the vibrant spirit of spring, we at the Center for Health, Environment & Justice (CHEJ) are energized to continue our mission of safeguarding our communities, our environment, and the health of future generations.

Spring is a time of renewal and growth, and it’s with this spirit that we reach out to you today. Your support has always been the lifeblood of our organization, enabling us to take action against environmental injustices and advocate for policies that prioritize the well-being of our friends and neighbors.

Together, we can create a world where every person has access to clean air, clean water, and a safe environment to call home. This spring, as nature comes alive with possibilities, we invite you to join us in our mission for a healthier, more just world. Your donation today will sow the seeds of change that will blossom into a brighter future for us all.