The EPA has decided to pull out of a decades-long partnership and stop funding grants to children’s environmental health research centers across the country. Children are not little adults; they are uniquely vulnerable to environmental risks and deserve to be protected from harm. Read more >
May 22, 2019 11:49 AM EDT
May 8, 2019 4:22 PM EDT
We ignore scientists at our peril. Why doesn’t the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) get this?
April 30, 2019 3:40 PM EDT
People who can afford to live in their most-desired neighborhood often select it for the primary reasons of convenience, cleanliness, and quiet. Those features come with what environmental scientists call social, economic, and environmental “co-benefits.”
April 26, 2019 9:24 AM EDT
In the US and around the world, Sunday is the one day each year dedicated to recognizing, honoring, and remembering workers who have suffered and have died of work-related injuries and illnesses. It is also the day to renew the fight for workplace safety and health. Read more >
April 22, 2019 1:29 PM EDT
Air pollution causes serious harm to our society – from coughing, to smog in the air, to a visit to the emergency room. And the only way to mitigate the threat of air pollution is to use the best available science and technology to measure it accurately. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) appears to disagree. The agency has quietly finalized a rule that ignores its mission to protect human health and the environment by instead focusing on saving industry money.