In the United States, when many of us seek access to water, we go to a nearby tap, turn it on, and assume that what we receive will not harm us. But for far too many communities, this is not the case.
New report, Life at the Fenceline, looks at how living near hazardous chemical facilities can be exacerbated by everyday exposures to air pollution and also lack of access to healthy foods and products.
It’s been almost a year since the EPA proposed bans on dangerous paint strippers—as well as a ban on another solvent, trichloroethylene—and the agency hasn’t finalized any of them. What are they waiting for?!
Putting health science and toxics programs on the chopping block - the President’s proposed budget will harm women’s health, vulnerable communities and set back years of progress.
My own personal legacy of toxins begins in the cancer alley of Louisiana.
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