In a welcome holiday announcement, we learned this week of a legal victory in the fight against asbestos! After EPA’s 2018 denial of a petition filed by our allies at Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) to make sure EPA collects information on asbestos use and exposure was upheld, we joined ADAO and other public health groups in a legal challenge that was upheld this week.
Environmental Working Group
By Carolyn Fine Friedman With the recent resurgence of publicity around Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in September, I am reminded of my own journey to discover, accept, and increase public awareness of the frightening number and toxicity of chemicals in our environment and our bodies. When I received the results […]
In a crowded Senate hearing room, the law governing toxic chemical production and use was explored and determined to be inadequate to protect families and children from health effects linked to toxic chemical exposure.