May 3, 2023Center for Environmental HealthChemical Industry, Environmental Justice, Plastics
State and federal officials and regulators have made a big deal about having a cup of water when they visit the most infamous village in the country. East Palestine, of course, is where a Norfolk Southern train derailed, February 3 2023, spilling hazardous chemicals and requiring a burning off of vinyl chloride, an especially nasty chemical that’s used in the production of polyvinyl chloride or PVC pipes.
Apr 25, 2023Center for Environmental HealthChildren's Health, Environmental Justice
The massive fire at an eastern Indiana recycling plant last week that has forced evacuation orders for more than 2,000 people is only the latest illustration of those in power’s willingness to sacrifice our communities to sustain their addiction to fossil fuels.
Feb 23, 2023Center for Environmental HealthEnvironmental Justice, Uncategorized
A recent LA Times article ignores the environmental injustice of these toxic air emissions
Jan 20, 2023Center for Environmental HealthUncategorized
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.
Dec 16, 2022Center for Environmental HealthUncategorized
Throughout 2022, CEH has reached legally-binding, court-enforceable agreements with some of the companies. We applaud those that have elected to reformulate their products to remove not only BPA, but all bisphenols, from their socks.
Oct 25, 2022Center for Environmental HealthUncategorized
We at the Center for Environmental Health unequivocally condemn Ye’s antisemitic remarks, the Goyim Defense League’s hateful antisemitic messages hung on a banner over the 405 freeway in Los Angeles, and former President Trump’s reiteration of the antisemitic trope that American Jews have dual loyalties to the U.S. and Israel.
Jun 30, 2022Center for Environmental HealthUncategorized
Today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in West Virginia v. EPA undermines the agency’s ability to regulate emissions from fossil fuel fired power plants under the Clean Air Act, endangering public health and the environment.
Jun 27, 2022Center for Environmental HealthResistance
We stand for the rights of individual autonomy and bodily integrity, we believe healthcare is a human right, and we believe in sexual and reproductive justice for all.
Jun 23, 2022Center for Environmental HealthChildren's Health, Uncategorized, Vaping
CEH applauds the FDA’s decision to protect public health and children’s health by removing Juul products from the U.S. market.
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