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As the outdoor industry ditches ‘forever chemicals,’ REI lags behind

As the outdoor industry ditches ‘forever chemicals,’ REI lags behind

Last week, REI Co-op stores around the country closed for Black Friday. It’s a company tradition dating back to 2015, where the outdoor retailer asks ...
In the News: CEH’s Testing of BPA in Clothing

In the News: CEH’s Testing of BPA in Clothing

CEH\'s new testing showing high levels of BPA in sports bras and athletic shirts has earned national press coverage. ...
‘Children can’t advocate for themselves’: American public schools have a massive plastic waste problem

‘Children can’t advocate for themselves’: American public schools have a massive plastic waste problem

American public schools serve lunch to nearly 30 million students daily, and many depend on Styrofoam trays and other single-use plasticware to do so. By ...
EPA proposes “endangerment finding” of leaded aviation gasoline

EPA proposes “endangerment finding” of leaded aviation gasoline

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed an endangerment finding on leaded aviation gasoline, a critical step to regulate lead pollution from piston-engine aircrafts, the ...
Consumer Reports: Why California Thinks Your Couch Will Give You Cancer

Consumer Reports: Why California Thinks Your Couch Will Give You Cancer

Live in America, and shop for stuff here long enough, and you’ll eventually see it: A label with the somewhat alarming message that the thing ...
Bay City News: Green Sage cannabis firm removes diesel generators from East Oakland facility following judge’s ruling

Bay City News: Green Sage cannabis firm removes diesel generators from East Oakland facility following judge’s ruling

OAKLAND -- A Denver-based cannabis landlord has officially removed the polluting diesel generators previously used to power its facilities in East Oakland after the regional ...
Governor Newsom Signs Sweeping Climate Measures, Ushering in New Era of World-Leading Climate Action

Governor Newsom Signs Sweeping Climate Measures, Ushering in New Era of World-Leading Climate Action

Today, California enacted some of the nation’s most aggressive climate measures in history as Governor Gavin Newsom signed a sweeping package of legislation to cut ...
Cannabis Company Ordered To Shut Down Diesel Generators Threatening Historic Artist Space

Cannabis Company Ordered To Shut Down Diesel Generators Threatening Historic Artist Space

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District ordered a Denver-based cannabis company to shut down the nine unpermitted diesel generators used to power their production ...
Cancer fears plague residents of US region polluted by ‘forever chemicals’

Cancer fears plague residents of US region polluted by ‘forever chemicals’

Exposure to harmful PFAS remains almost impossible to escape – particularly for the people of the Cape Fear River basin by Tom Perkins   In Wilmington, ...
Lawsuit aims to speed EPA review of air pollution standards

Lawsuit aims to speed EPA review of air pollution standards

Two environmental groups are seeking court-ordered deadlines for EPA to finish long-running reviews of several air quality standards. In a lawsuit filed today, the Center for Biological ...
The EPA moves to declare the Front Range a ‘severe’ air quality violator. Here’s why that matters.

The EPA moves to declare the Front Range a ‘severe’ air quality violator. Here’s why that matters.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency moved to downgrade the northern Front Range from a “serious” to “severe” violator of federal ozone standards Tuesday, potentially triggering new rules ...
New “severe” label on Denver’s air quality means higher gas prices, more stringent emissions standards

New “severe” label on Denver’s air quality means higher gas prices, more stringent emissions standards

After years of failing to improve air quality, the Denver region is on the verge of receiving another downgrade by the Environmental Protection Agency that ...
Want single-use foodware without harmful chemicals? A new certification will help you find it

Want single-use foodware without harmful chemicals? A new certification will help you find it

Environmental Health News just featured our GreenScreen Certified Standard for Food Service Ware. ...
LA Times: CEH’s Historic ‘Aliso Canyon’ Settlement Advances Communities’ Right to Know

LA Times: CEH’s Historic ‘Aliso Canyon’ Settlement Advances Communities’ Right to Know

Read the latest news on CEH\'s new settlement advancing communities’ right to know six years after the largest toxic gas blowout in U.S. history. ...
SF Chronicle: Your socks are made with plastic and could be loaded with dangerous BPA

SF Chronicle: Your socks are made with plastic and could be loaded with dangerous BPA

On December 7, The San Francisco Chronicle published our op-ed \'Your socks are made with plastic and could be loaded with dangerous BPA\' by Michael ...