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BREAKING: Groups Support Genx Health Advisory By Moving To Intervene In Chemours Case Against EPA

BREAKING: Groups Support Genx Health Advisory By Moving To Intervene In Chemours Case Against EPA

A coalition of community, public health, and environmental justice groups and Southeastern North Carolina residents has moved to intervene in a legal challenge by chemical ...
North Carolina Communities Ask Court to Reject EPA Move To Thwart Suit to Compel Agency to Require Health Testing By Chemours

North Carolina Communities Ask Court to Reject EPA Move To Thwart Suit to Compel Agency to Require Health Testing By Chemours

Today six North Carolina community and environmental justice groups filed a brief in federal court strongly opposing EPA’s motion to throw out their lawsuit to ...
Oakland Groups Take Legal Action to Stop Toxic Diesel Pollution from Cannabis Growing Facility in East Oakland

Oakland Groups Take Legal Action to Stop Toxic Diesel Pollution from Cannabis Growing Facility in East Oakland

Today nonprofit organizations Environmental Democracy Project and the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) joined with a resident group called the Oakland Cannery Collective to take ...
North Carolina Groups Oppose EPA Effort To Block Suit Requiring Health Testing By Chemours

North Carolina Groups Oppose EPA Effort To Block Suit Requiring Health Testing By Chemours

Today six North Carolina community and environmental justice groups announced that they will strongly oppose EPA’s motion to throw out their lawsuit to order the ...
Lawsuit Against EPA on PFAS Testing Petition Moves Forward in North Carolina Federal Court

Lawsuit Against EPA on PFAS Testing Petition Moves Forward in North Carolina Federal Court

Today six North Carolina community and environmental justice groups announced that their lawsuit against the EPA is moving forward in the Federal District Court for ...
Lawsuit Filed to Compel EPA to Enforce Smog-Reduction Measures in Los Angeles, Sacramento, New Hampshire

Lawsuit Filed to Compel EPA to Enforce Smog-Reduction Measures in Los Angeles, Sacramento, New Hampshire

Environmental and public-health groups filed a lawsuit today against the Environmental Protection Agency for failing to ensure that Los Angeles, Sacramento and New Hampshire have effective plans ...
FDA Allows Hormone-Disrupting Phthalates in Food Packaging

FDA Allows Hormone-Disrupting Phthalates in Food Packaging

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today denied petitions submitted by health and environmental advocates in 2016 to ban phthalates from food packaging and food ...
North Carolina Groups Oppose Chemours Attempt to Block EPA Scientific Findings on PFAS

North Carolina Groups Oppose Chemours Attempt to Block EPA Scientific Findings on PFAS

Today six public health and environmental groups committed to protecting at risk communities in Eastern North Carolina wrote to the EPA to strongly oppose Chemours’ ...
Groundbreaking Report Reveals Vinyl Flooring’s ‘Dirty Climate Secret’

Groundbreaking Report Reveals Vinyl Flooring’s ‘Dirty Climate Secret’

A new report by the Center for Environmental Health uncovers the true carbon footprint of vinyl flooring made with polyvinyl chloride (PVC), sometimes called “luxury ...
Estée Lauder, MAC & Clinique Makeup Will Not Contain Toxic Chemical PFOA

Estée Lauder, MAC & Clinique Makeup Will Not Contain Toxic Chemical PFOA

Today, the environmental health watchdog, Center for Environmental Health (CEH), announced it has reached a legally binding, court-enforceable settlement with Estée Lauder and its subsidiaries, ...
Historic ‘Aliso Canyon’ Settlement Signed

Historic ‘Aliso Canyon’ Settlement Signed

The settlement will advance communities’ right to know 6 years after the largest toxic gas blowout in U.S. history. ...
North Carolina Groups Seek Justice In Federal  Court After EPA Fails to Hold Chemours Accountable for PFAS Pollution

North Carolina Groups Seek Justice In Federal Court After EPA Fails to Hold Chemours Accountable for PFAS Pollution

CONTACT: Emily DiFrisco, (510) 655-3900 x 307 emilyd@ceh.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Jan. 27, 2022 WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA – Six North Carolina community and environmental justice groups ...
Victory: EPA Commits to Regulating Lead in Aviation Gasoline

Victory: EPA Commits to Regulating Lead in Aviation Gasoline

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it will take the necessary steps to regulate lead pollution from aircrafts, the largest source of lead emissions ...
Biden EPA Fails to Protect North Carolina Communities and Hold Chemours Accountable for Massive PFAS Pollution

Biden EPA Fails to Protect North Carolina Communities and Hold Chemours Accountable for Massive PFAS Pollution

While claiming to “grant” their petition, the EPA uses smoke and mirrors strategy to camouflage failure to require essential studies to understand the health impacts ...
Clearya and GreenScreen Certified™ Team Up to Shift Market Away From Toxic Chemicals in Foodware

Clearya and GreenScreen Certified™ Team Up to Shift Market Away From Toxic Chemicals in Foodware

OAKLAND, CA – Today nonprofit organizations Center for Environmental Health (CEH) and Clean Production Action (CPA) announced a partnership with the Google Chrome extension and ...