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PFAS, or “forever chemicals,” are widely used in consumer products that make our lives easier. These products that contain PFAS offer consumers convenience – but...

Jan 19, 2022 Blog Post
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Millions of Americans breathed polluted air in 2020

Millions of Americans are exposed to unhealthy levels of pollution every year. Ozone and small particulate matter, among other pollutants, are widespread in the U.S....

Oct 5, 2021 Report

A 100-year-old postcard and its surprising link to the EPA's recent ban of a dangerous pesticide.

Sep 14, 2021 Blog Post
Medical costs and bankruptcies in Oregon

The high cost of health care, expensive monthly insurance premiums, high deductibles, and expenses not covered by insurance all add to health care’s strain on...

Sep 9, 2021 Report
Pollution at our beaches and how to prevent it (2021 edition)

The Clean Water Act, adopted in 1972, set the goal of making all of our waterways safe for swimming. Nearly a half-century later, Americans visiting...

Jul 1, 2021 Report

Why are there suddenly so many ticks everywhere? One big factor is climate change, which is likely to keep making the problems of ticks and...

May 24, 2021 Blog Post

America’s auto-centric transportation system is wrecking our health and the environment, but through proven policies and existing technologies, we can fix that.

Apr 16, 2021 Blog Post
Strategies for a Healthier Future

America’s transportation system is wrecking our health and the environment. To address the damage it causes, we need to completely transform the way we get...

Mar 30, 2021 Report

Americans cooking at home these days are putting a higher value on good food. Europeans love quality food and support strong food safety rules. We...

Sep 25, 2020 Blog Post

Yesterday we released the 2020 edition of our report Safe for Swimming? , which finds that, all too often, there are unsafe levels of pollution...

Jul 24, 2020 Blog Post