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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

Testing failures led to the widespread COVID-19 transmission. New, recently approved technology may finally help get outbreaks under control.

Sep 9, 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
Pollution at Our Beaches and How to Prevent It

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 22, 2020 Report

The emergence of clear skies in L.A. and elsewhere has been one of the few welcome side effects of the COVID era, which raises the...

Jul 13, 2020 Blog Post

Over the last four months, while the COVID pandemic has occupied the forefront of the American public’s consciousness, the Trump administration has indefinitely suspended a...

Jul 9, 2020 Blog Post

The task at hand is not to “go back” to life in the 1960s or 1970s. The challenge, rather, is to envision a lifestyle and...

May 12, 2020 Blog Post

Industrial livestock agriculture is a threat to public health and the environment. It’s time to look at alternatives.

May 11, 2020 Blog Post

A history of painful experience shows us that averting future home-grown pandemics begins with transitioning away from factory farms.

Apr 23, 2020 Blog Post

The current oil crash could soon mean hundreds, or even thousands more abandoned drilling sites. Who will pay to clean up the mess?

Apr 3, 2020 Blog Post