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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 ...
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 ...