A coalition of nonprofit, community, and environmental justice groups released a new video called ‘Cape Fear Courage’ today, which tells the story of North Carolina communities fighting for information on the “forever chemicals” polluting their drinking water.
The Center for Environmental Health (CEH) is committed to supporting the local efforts of community leaders to defend against unsafe toxic exposures in their communities. So, when government regulators failed to adequately respond to East Oakland residents’ concerns about the cancer-causing diesel engine exhaust coming from Green Sage’s nine trailer-sized generators, CEH and the Environmental Democracy Project (EDP) partnered with the Oakland Cannery Collective (the Collective), the resident group that had been advocating on the issue, to take legal action.
The U.S. EPA is failing to inform the public of the serious human health threat from PFAS present in tens of millions of plastic containers that have been “fluorinated” by Inhance Technologies, according to CEH and PEER.
A lawsuit filed by nonprofit organizations CEH and PEER to prevent Inhance Technologies USA from generating toxic PFAS when fluorinating plastic containers has earned national press coverage.
Today nonprofit organizations the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) filed a lawsuit under federal environmental law to prevent Inhance Technologies USA of Houston, Texas, from generating toxic PFAS or “forever chemicals” when fluorinating plastic containers, in violation of EPA regulations.