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Fracking's Growing Proximity to Day Cares, Schools and Hospitals

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

Sep 24, 2013 Report
How 21st Century Recycling and Trash Reduction Can Protect Public Health and Boost Connecticut's Economy

Connecticut burns more of its waste than any other state in the country, generating more than half a million tons of toxic ash every...

Jun 26, 2013 Report

This winter, Frontier Group’s research helped spur debate on public interest issues that have gained new resonance in today’s high-stakes discussions about reforming our tax...

Apr 29, 2013 Blog Post

Harmful chemicals are ubiquitous in the products we use every day, from furniture to personal care products. Gaps in our chemicals policy allow manufacturers...

Mar 11, 2013 Blog Post
California Businesses Making Products Safe from the Start

Leading California businesses are showing that consumer products don’t have to contain toxic chemicals, threaten public health, or produce large amounts of waste. Safer alternatives...

Feb 21, 2013 Report

In 2012, Frontier Group helped citizens and decision-makers react to rapidly shifting circumstances. Our work this year put us at the cutting edge of debates...

Jan 4, 2013 Blog Post

The Obama Administration rightly prioritized prevention as a key strategy to reduce health care costs within the Affordable Care Act. However, prevention needs to extend...

Nov 19, 2012 Blog Post
The Price Tag of Dirty Drilling's Environmental Damage

The negative environmental and health impacts of fracking for oil and gas come with heavy “dollars and cents” costs, ranging from cleaning up contaminated water...

Sep 20, 2012 Report
Environmental, Economic and Public Health Benefits Across the State

Maryland has abundant potential for generating electricity from wind by deploying offshore wind farms. What Offshore Wind Means for Maryland explains how investing in offshore...

Mar 30, 2012 Report
One Year Later

The Fukushima Daiichi disaster raised fresh concerns about the safety of America’s nuclear power plants and the wisdom of building new nuclear power plants in...

Mar 10, 2012 Report

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