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Press: PacBell To Remove Eight Miles Of Lead-Encased Cables From Lake Tahoe

Press: PacBell To Remove Eight Miles Of Lead-Encased Cables From Lake Tahoe

AT&T-owned Pacific Bell will remove two large, defunct telephone cables from the bottom of Lake Tahoe, following an agreement reached in federal court in response ...
First-of-Its-Kind Certification Eliminates Harmful PFAS in Foodware and Shifts Market to Preferred Alternatives

First-of-Its-Kind Certification Eliminates Harmful PFAS in Foodware and Shifts Market to Preferred Alternatives

OAKLAND, Calif., November 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Today, nonprofit organizations Center for Environmental Health (CEH) and Clean Production Action (CPA) unveiled the GreenScreen Certified™ Standard ...

AP: New Testing Shows BPA Could Be Leaching Into Our Skin From Socks

The Center for Environmental Health (CEH) sent legal notices to nine companies today after extensive testing showed their socks made for babies, children, and adults ...
Politico: McDonald’s Ditches Plastic for Happy Meals’ Toys

Politico: McDonald’s Ditches Plastic for Happy Meals’ Toys

Reporter Ana Faguy of Politico reached out to CEH for context on McDonald\'s announcement its toys will be made from renewable, recycled, or certified materials ...
NBC News: How ‘Fast Fashion’ Could be Hurting the Environment

NBC News: How ‘Fast Fashion’ Could be Hurting the Environment

Samantha Davies looked into the trend, and interviewed Kaya Allen Sugerman, Director of Illegal Toxic Threats at CEH. ...
Grist: The EPA may finally reckon with aviation’s dirty secret

Grist: The EPA may finally reckon with aviation’s dirty secret

Optimistic that President Joe Biden’s administration will take action to address the largest remaining source of airborne lead emissions in the country, a coalition of ...
Reuters Exclusive: Chevron Phillips Chemical failed to disclose years of U.S. benzene imports

Reuters Exclusive: Chevron Phillips Chemical failed to disclose years of U.S. benzene imports

A Chevron Corp and Phillips 66 petrochemical joint venture imported significant quantities of the toxic chemical benzene into the United States for several years without ...
Chemours Can Skip Testing 54 ‘Forever Chemicals,’ EPA Says (2)

Chemours Can Skip Testing 54 ‘Forever Chemicals,’ EPA Says (2)

The EPA has rejected a request from six North Carolina environmental health groups to force Chemours Co. to generate toxicity, human health, and other data ...
Environmental watchdog group alleges EPA allows company to violate environmental law

Environmental watchdog group alleges EPA allows company to violate environmental law

For full report, click here HIGH POINT, N.C. (WWAY) — The toxic pollution watchdog, Center for Environmental Health, claimed today that companies have been importing thousands ...
Groups Launch Legal Fight Against Environmental Review Rules (2)

Groups Launch Legal Fight Against Environmental Review Rules (2)

Two coalitions of environmental groups took the first legal shots Wednesday at the Trump administration’s rewrite of federal environmental review regulations. Wild Virginia, the Congaree Riverkeeper, ...
US EPA: Covid-19 enforcement policy ‘not a license to pollute’

US EPA: Covid-19 enforcement policy ‘not a license to pollute’

NGOs, however, remained critical of the agency’s action. The EPA is taking advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic \"to push through something that in a normal ...
Toxic chemical secretly dumped in El Cajon is making residents sick

Toxic chemical secretly dumped in El Cajon is making residents sick

EL CAJON, Calif. — Several El Cajon residents believe a toxic chemical in the ground is making them sick. The Department of Toxic Substances Control ...
Four groups hosted GenX meeting at Tar Heel Middle

Four groups hosted GenX meeting at Tar Heel Middle

Next week’s gather is being held in close proximity to the Chemours plant which has been under the microscope since June 2017 when the StarNews ...
EPA considers new rule with PFAS; comment period yet to open

EPA considers new rule with PFAS; comment period yet to open

The Toxics Release Inventory (TRI), as it is known in the industry, provides the public “with information about the use of certain chemicals by tracking ...
Environmental Groups Call for Government to Label ‘Forever Chemicals’ Contaminating 400 Military Sites as ‘Hazardous Substances’’

Environmental Groups Call for Government to Label ‘Forever Chemicals’ Contaminating 400 Military Sites as ‘Hazardous Substances’’

By DANIEL MORITZ-RABSON, Newsweek Eighty-two environmental organizations expressed concern on Tuesday that Senator Jim Inhofe had stripped language about so-called “forever chemicals” suspected to affect 400 ...