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CEH Achieves Landmark Legal Agreement with 30 Companies to Remove Toxic BPA From Socks

CEH Achieves Landmark Legal Agreement with 30 Companies to Remove Toxic BPA From Socks

Today, CEH celebrates a historic, legally binding agreement with 30 companies, including Hanes and Asics, who will reformulate and eliminate the chemical from their socks.  ...

Legal Action Filed to Halt Carcinogenic PFAS in Fluorinated Containers

A new legal action seeks to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to stop the manufacture and distribution of hundreds of millions of plastic ...
Ending the ‘Next’ Juul: CEH Sends Legal Notices to Zyn and On! Nicotine Pouches

Ending the ‘Next’ Juul: CEH Sends Legal Notices to Zyn and On! Nicotine Pouches

CEH is known for achieving the first court-enforceable agreement restricting vaping giant Juul from marketing to teens and remains committed to ensuring consumers stay informed ...

Flawed Fifth Circuit Decision Leaves Public Exposed to Toxic PFAS

Yesterday’s decision by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals set aside EPA’s landmark orders requiring Inhance Technologies to stop producing highly dangerous PFAS during the ...
Toxic Fashion: New Report Shows Shockingly High Levels of Lead in Fashion Accessories Sold at Off-Price Retailers

Toxic Fashion: New Report Shows Shockingly High Levels of Lead in Fashion Accessories Sold at Off-Price Retailers

Today CEH published a groundbreaking report detailing a systemic toxics problem at off-price retailers Ross and Burlington. ...
New Testing Reveals High Levels of Toxic PFAS in Artificial Turf

New Testing Reveals High Levels of Toxic PFAS in Artificial Turf

Contact: Emily DiFrisco, emilyd@ceh.org Home Depot and Lowe’s failed to warn consumers of dangerous levels of ‘Forever Chemicals’ in artificial turf. OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – ...

EPA Conceals PFAS Health Info as Trade Secret

The U.S. EPA is wrongfully withholding test data and other vital information about the presence of dangerous PFAS chemicals in millions of fluorinated plastic containers. ...
Community Groups and Nonprofits Fight Polluter Chemours as It Challenges EPA Health Advisory for PFAS Chemical GenX before Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Community Groups and Nonprofits Fight Polluter Chemours as It Challenges EPA Health Advisory for PFAS Chemical GenX before Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Eleven North Carolina community groups and individuals, alongside environmental nonprofits, expressed their strong support for the EPA drinking water advisory for PFAS Chemical GenX, which ...
PEER and CEH File Amicus Brief in Fifth Circuit Opposing Inhance’s Attack on EPA Orders Prohibiting the Formation of Dangerous PFAS

PEER and CEH File Amicus Brief in Fifth Circuit Opposing Inhance’s Attack on EPA Orders Prohibiting the Formation of Dangerous PFAS

These PFAS, also called “forever chemicals,” are persistent and are known to cause harmful effects, including cancer and damage to fetal development.   ...
Community Groups Continue Fight for Polluter Chemours to Fund Testing on the Health Effects of PFAS in Appeal of EPA Ruling

Community Groups Continue Fight for Polluter Chemours to Fund Testing on the Health Effects of PFAS in Appeal of EPA Ruling

Today, North Carolina community groups, appeared before the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond, VA to urge it to reverse the ...
Petition: FDA Must Stop Allowing Four Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Food

Petition: FDA Must Stop Allowing Four Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Food

Petitions seek to eliminate carcinogens added to decaf coffee, extracts of spices used for taste and color, and for other food-related purposes ...
Oakland’s Proposed Reusable Foodware Policy – A Win-Win for Small Businesses and the Environment

Oakland’s Proposed Reusable Foodware Policy – A Win-Win for Small Businesses and the Environment

In a remarkable step towards addressing the twin crises of plastic pollution and climate change, the Oakland City Council passed a groundbreaking reusable foodware policy. ...
46 of America’s Largest Cities Garner Top Policy Medals in CityHealth’s 2023 Assessment

46 of America’s Largest Cities Garner Top Policy Medals in CityHealth’s 2023 Assessment

The findings suggest that local leaders continue to prioritize health as they seek solutions to a diverse set of challenges — from a lack of ...

PEER and CEH Applaud EPA’s Decision to Protect People from PFAS that Leach from Plastic Containers

Following Concerns by Public Health Advocates and Members of Congress, EPA Orders Inhance Technologies to Stop Exposing Millions of Americans to Dangerous PFAS in Fluorinated ...
70 Organizations Call on EPA to Deny 4M Pounds of PFAS Waste Imports

70 Organizations Call on EPA to Deny 4M Pounds of PFAS Waste Imports

Today, 70 organizations and community groups are calling on the EPA to deny The Chemours Company their request to import up to 4.4 million pounds ...