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Why Are Millions of Americans Still Breathing Unhealthy Air?

Despite decades of progress under the Clean Air Act, Americans across the country continue to breathe unhealthy air, leading to increased risk of premature death,...

Apr 6, 2017 Report

Millions of Americans regularly breathe polluted air. Communities in 49 states, plus Washington, D.C., experienced elevated levels of smog pollution in 2015, and every state...

Apr 6, 2017 Blog Post

People living in Salt Lake City, the San Francisco Bay region and Wyoming’s Upper Green River Basin have had something in common recently: poor air...

Feb 2, 2017 Blog Post

America’s agricultural system increasingly produces unhealthy food at significant cost to our environment and our health. These costs are paid by eaters and taxpayers –...

Dec 6, 2016 Blog Post
Fracking Puts the Nation’s Most Vulnerable People at Risk

Oil and gas companies are fracking near our communities, polluting our air and water, and risking the health of our children and other vulnerable populations....

Oct 13, 2016 Report

Over the summer, my seven-year-old son and I flew to Los Angeles to visit his cousins. When we arrived, he was fidgety from having to...

Oct 13, 2016 Blog Post

Estimating the costs of losing the Clean Power Plan using newly released data from the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.

May 17, 2016 Blog Post

Society's problems are not simple, but they are solvable if we follow a few basic principles.

May 9, 2016 Blog Post

Evidence is emerging that one type of dangerous resistant infection linked to factory farms – urinary tract infections caused by resistant E coli – is...

Mar 22, 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

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