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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

Antibiotic resistant infections kill tens of thousands of American each year. So it was encouraging to see two actions to reduce the overuse of antibiotics...

Nov 2, 2015 Blog Post
The Allegheny County Polluters That Are Fouling Our Air and Threatening Our Health

Residents of the Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, which includes Pittsburgh, suffer from among the worst air quality in the nation. For example, the county ranks in...

Oct 26, 2015 Report

Residents of the Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, which includes Pittsburgh, suffer from among the worst air quality in the nation. For example, the county ranks in...

Oct 26, 2015 Blog Post

In recent days new research has emerged that specifically highlights fracking’s impact on reproductive health, and adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting that...

Oct 26, 2015 Blog Post
Fracking Near Pennsylvania's Most Vulnerable Residents

Since 2007, more than 9,000 wells employing fracking have been drilled in Pennsylvania - many of them in close proximity to schools, day care facilities,...

Oct 20, 2015 Report
The Changing Geography of Poverty

Childhood Hunger in America’s Suburbs shows the changing geography of childhood hunger at a time of growing suburban poverty. This report demonstrates that the risk...

Sep 10, 2015 Report

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