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Nov 21, 2016, 18:35 ET Researchers Develop Hazard Assessment for Nanomaterials

Researchers have adapted an 'off-the-shelf' hazard assessment tool for use with emerging nanomaterials in an effort to better understand threats...


Jun 22, 2016, 17:16 ET When It Comes To Protecting Public Health From Toxic Chemicals, TSCA Reform Leaves Much Unfinished Business

 In response to President Obama signing the 'Frank R. Lautenburg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act' into law, Coming Clean, a...


Jun 22, 2016, 14:17 ET Toxic Chemicals Linked To Natural Gas Operations Detected In The Bodies Of Nearby Residents

For a full copy of the report and supporting materials click here. A coalition of community and environmental health groups has just released...


Oct 08, 2015, 12:40 ET Poll Shows Bi-Partisan Support for New Rules to Prevent Chemical Disasters But Will EPA Fall Short?

As the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers new chemical plant safety rules, a new national survey of likely 2016 voters shows strong...


Sep 29, 2015, 11:56 ET Strengthened Federal Worker Protection Standards Applauded & Welcomed by Groups

The amended WPS includes new provisions to protect farmworkers and pesticide applicators from exposure to pesticides. "These changes are an...


Oct 30, 2014, 13:00 ET Toxic Chemical Emissions Found Near Gas & Oil Sites

 Warning Signs: Toxic Air Pollution at Oil and Gas Development Sites is a new report released today alongside "Air concentrations of volatile...


May 01, 2014, 13:05 ET Chemical Disasters & Environmental Racism

"Who's in Danger? A Demographic Analysis of Chemical Disaster Vulnerability Zones," a new report from The Environmental Justice and Health Alliance...


Nov 04, 2013, 10:09 ET Chemical Disasters: EPA Holds Meeting in Texas to Hear from Communities

 EPA is holding a "listening session" about the threat of chemical disaster and health hazards for communities living near chemical plants...


Jul 31, 2013, 14:22 ET Toxic Chemical Reform: Senate Hearing Investigates How to Fix Broken Chemical Safety System

 The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee convened a hearing today called "Strengthening Public Health Protections by Addressing Toxic...