President Trump nominated Nancy Beck, a former chemical industry lobbyist, to head the Consumer Product Safety Commission. She has shown time and time again that she will work to protect polluting industry, not families. Beck’s the opposite of what our children need.
This “Healthy Pregnancy Guide” is filled with tools, tips, information, and product recommendations for healthier solutions – based in hard science and research – on the ways to cultivate healthy practices and a healthy pregnancy.
“We all deserve to breathe air that is safe regardless of the color of our skin or our zip code. It is time for Wheeler to do his job and protect us, not polluters.” – Texas field organizer Catherine Flowers writes in this important op-ed in the Houston Chronicle.
According to an EPA associate deputy assistant administrator for new chemicals, “The agency’s goal is to allow the commercialization of products.”
How we shop during the COVID-19 pandemic can feel like a constant ethical dilemma, one that could have big consequences on the way we buy and consume stuff in the future.
As we deal with the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, Trump’s EPA’s is deliberately ignoring the toxic effects from the chemical Tricloroethylene. Prolonged exposure to TCE can lead to liver and kidney cancer, as well as fetal heart defects.
EPA approved a new chemical for use in ski wax that belongs to the class known as PFAS. Extremely persistent in the environment, PFAS have been linked to cancer, developmental issues, and other harmful health effects.
Two industrial fires recently sent thick plumes of black smoke into the air over the Houston area, putting the health and well-being of families at risk.
Read about one of the dangerous myths spread by the chemical industry to cover the fact that Trump’s EPA is abandoning worker protections.
Kari Rhinehart of If It Was Your Child tells us about the fight to identify and mitigate environmental contamination in Indiana.
Andrew Wheeler’s plan is a thinly veiled attempt to buy him and his polluting industry allies more time before concrete action is taken on these dangerous chemicals.
New scientific research shows that families benefit from eating organic after just one week. Get the details from our report.