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Children’s Health Research Centers Protect Our Kids. The EPA Just Defunded Them.

, executive director

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 >

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The Science Denial is Crystal Clear: The EPA Ignores Scientists on Asbestos

, Research Analyst

We ignore scientists at our peril. Why doesn’t the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) get this?

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EPA’s Plan to Ignore Co-Benefits will Cost American Lives

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.”

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On Worker Memorial Day: Remember the Fallen and Continue the Fight for Workplace Safety and Health

, executive director

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 >

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Air Pollution Should be Monitored Using the Best Available Science: Meh, Says the EPA

, Research Analyst

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.

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