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Businesses Can Replace Toxic Ingredients through Green Chemistry

The widespread use of toxic chemicals – in everything from industrial plants to baby bottles – is threatening our health and environment. But it doesn’t...

Feb 15, 2011 Report
Four Decades of Progress in the Unfinished Battle to Clean Up Our Air

California’s efforts to reduce air pollution from cars and trucks have made the state’s air cleaner than it has been in decades – and Californians...

Nov 15, 2010 Report

There seems to have been a sea change in EPA’s attitude toward environmental information: one that now prioritizes getting data out to the public as...

Nov 10, 2010 Blog Post
Leading California Businesses Demonstrate How to Make 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 in order...

Mar 15, 2010 Report
Good for the Public’s Health and Safe for the Bottom Line

There is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke, the third leading cause of preventable death in America. In 2005, the state of Georgia...

Oct 26, 2009 Report
Why Americans Can't Afford to Depend on Dirty Energy

America’s dependence on fossil fuels is costly – both in terms of up-front costs and in the negative economic and environmental side-effects of fossil fuel...

Jun 26, 2009 Report
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

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