Protecting Public Health
Environmental and health specialists are heartsick over the malfeasance of their agencies in failing to protect the health of children, workers and the public at large. We expose information about the effects of environmental toxins on public health, challenge industry capture of our regulatory agencies, and fight for an effective safety net to protect us from dangerous toxins.
The dangers of artificial turf such as toxic chemicals and carcinogens, including PFAS, are well documented.
The US Chemical Safety Board is failing in its duty to monitor, investigate and report on chemical safety accidents in the U.S.
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NEWS FROM PEER
The explosion of a train carrying toxic chemicals in East Palestine, Ohio, reminds us of the government’s premature rush to return to an air of normalcy after such a disaster.
EPA is asking the public to comment on fluorination of plastics but keeping important materials, including health studies, confidential.
EPA Must Release Withheld Health and Safety Studies
Call for Montgomery County Ban on Biosolids to Stem Water Contamination
Handling or using fluorinated containers could be a significant pathway for unsafe human exposure to PFOA and other PFAS.
Biosolids are often marketed as “all-natural” but we don’t think about the pollutants that are transferred to produce from the fertilizers.
Threat to Food Chain Justifies Colorado Ban of All Pesticides Containing PFAS
State Resists Reforms Identified by Whistleblowers and Confirmed by EPA
EPA continues to fail to regulate bee and bird killing pesticides, particularly those used to coat crop seeds.
PFAS Found in Turf Dangerous for Children
EPA Doubles Down on Mistakes Despite Whistleblower and IG Critiques
Sweetheart Deal Negotiated Behind Closed Doors Violates CEQA Mandates
Third party review will help prevent future scientific scandals at the U.S. Geological Survey by providing a safe channel for USGS scientists to report problems without fear of reprisal.
EPA Plans to Ignore Prop P Mandate and Its Own Superfund Standards
Threat to Food Chain Justifies Ban of All Pesticides Containing PFAS
Independent Review to Prevent Biosafety and Animal Welfare Breakdowns
EPA Confirms PFAS in Fluorinated Containers Leach into Contents
It is time to work to stop the Manchin-Schumer side deal to the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).
Banning a Dozen Inert Ingredients Does Not Stem PFAS Agricultural Spread
Today’s actions by the EPA do nothing to stem the tide of future Superfund sites caused by toxic PFAS contamination