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Curbing Air Pollution and Protecting Public Health in Minnesota with the Clean Cars Program

Air pollution from cars and light-duty trucks in Minnesota harms public health, contributing to cancer, asthma and respiratory disease. In addition, carbon dioxide emissions from...

Mar 24, 2009 Report
The Latest Case for Making Products Safe from the Start

Furnishings containing formaldehyde – a toxic chemical linked with allergies, asthma and cancer – can contaminate indoor air. Babies and young children are particularly vulnerable...

May 26, 2008 Report
How Safer Alternatives Can Reduce Our Exposure to Toxic Chemicals

Connecticut citizens are exposed to thousands of harmful toxic chemicals in the course of daily life. However, unlike pharmaceutical drugs, most of these chemicals have...

Feb 26, 2007 Report
The Perchlorate Study Group and Its Industry Backers

California state agencies have discovered perchlorate—the main ingredient in solid rocket fuel—contaminating almost 400 water sources since 1997, including the Colorado River and hundreds of...

Dec 26, 2006 Report
Toxic Pollution from Cars and Trucks in Maryland

Despite modest improvements in Maryland’s air quality over the last several decades, the cancer risk from air toxics is still 40 times higher for Marylanders...

Dec 20, 2006 Report
A Comprehensive Look at Contamination of Fish in Local Waterways

Maryland newborns and children each year. Mercury Pollution in Maryland presents an analysis of data from nearly 2,000 fish tested by state agencies; 59 percent...

Apr 26, 2006 Report

Air pollution takes a significant toll on human health in North Carolina every year, shortening thousands of lives and sending thousands of people to area...

Feb 26, 2006 Report
The Benefits of Today's Advanced-Technology Vehicles for Washington

Despite tighter automobile emission standards over the past three decades, many states continue to face significant automobile-related air pollution problems. Ready to Roll: The Benefits...

Dec 26, 2005 Report

Air pollution, mercury-tainted fish, peeling lead, pesticides and other commonly used toxic chemicals threaten the health of Maryland’s children. Though there are many powerful policies...

Dec 26, 2005 Report
The Benefits of Today's Advanced Technology Vehicles for Oregon

Despite tighter automobile emission standards over the past three decades, many states continue to face significant automobile-related air pollution problems. <i>Ready to Roll: The Benefits...

Nov 1, 2005 Report

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