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Late last year, I took a trip with a friend to watch the demolition of the retired Mt. Tom coal-fired power plant in Holyoke, Massachusetts....

Feb 8, 2019 Blog Post
Toxic Threats to Our Rivers, Lakes, and Streams

Our lakes, rivers, streams and creeks provide us with water to drink, give character to our most beautiful natural places, and give us places to...

Feb 7, 2019 Report

Protecting our health from toxic threats requires stronger regulation along with development of less chemically intensive systems and safer substitutes for dangerous chemicals.

Jan 3, 2019 Blog Post
Insights from the Interactive Online Map and Recommendations

The Delaware River basin is unique. And uniquely important. Yet, industry, urban development, agriculture, transportation of fossil fuels and many other activities pose serious threats...

Dec 20, 2018 Report

We worked with PennEnvironment to identify Allegheny County’s Toxic Ten – the 10 active facilities emitting the most toxic air pollution in the county. These...

Feb 27, 2018 Blog Post

Under Scott Pruitt, the EPA's enforcement of environmental laws has dropped sharply - and the result is an unravelling of environmental protections that is putting...

Dec 20, 2017 Blog Post

Americans are exposed to hundreds of chemicals on a daily basis. They are in our personal care products, our cookware, our furniture and our electronics....

Dec 20, 2016 Blog Post

The Zika virus and its anticipated spread across North America is alarming for two reasons: first, that it can cause birth defects in babies whose...

Feb 19, 2016 Blog Post