Feb 24, 2023Sophie CarnevaleUncategorized
The Center for Environmental Health (CEH) found high levels of the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) in socks, sports bras, and athletic shirts.
BPA is a well-studied hormone-disrupting chemical, known to cause developmental and reproductive harm, and can be absorbed through our skin.
Feb 23, 2023Center for Environmental HealthEnvironmental Justice, Uncategorized
A recent LA Times article ignores the environmental injustice of these toxic air emissions
Feb 9, 2023Sophie CarnevaleUncategorized
The Center for Environmental Health is suing 7 brands of sports bras and 5 brands of athletic shirts after testing showed that the clothing could expose individuals to up to 22 times the safe limit of the chemical bisphenol A (BPA), according to California law.
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.
Dec 16, 2022Jimena Díaz LeivaUncategorized
Moses has lived in Paramount his entire life and remembers the first time he noticed a metallic smell in the air around his home in Paramount.
Dec 2, 2022Emily DifriscoUncategorized
CEH instituted an expanded leadership team this fall, welcoming three additional staff members to the leadership team for the final quarter of 2022.
Nov 17, 2022Emily DifriscoChildren's Health, Flame Retardants, flooring & carpeting, Home Products, PFAS, procurement, Products, Uncategorized
Did you know invisible pollutants in our indoor air can be harmful to our health? In our virtual town hall yesterday, we learned from experts the Dos and Don’ts of creating a healthy home and how we can stem the tide of unnecessary industry-created chemicals that find...
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.
Oct 11, 2022Michael GreenUncategorized
I am writing to announce that after 26 years, I am stepping down from the role as CEO of the Center for Environmental Health.