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Toxic Fitness: New Testing Finds Toxic Chemical in Popular Latex Workout Bands

Toxic Fitness: New Testing Finds Toxic Chemical in Popular Latex Workout Bands

Testing by the CEH has found cancer-causing nitrosamines, NDEA, and NDMA in latex workout bands sold by major national brands, including Adidas, Amazon Basics... ...
Scientists and North Carolina Co-Petitioners Implore EPA’s Regan to Act on PFAS

Scientists and North Carolina Co-Petitioners Implore EPA’s Regan to Act on PFAS

Today, 67 of the nation’s leading PFAS science experts submitted a letter to the newly-confirmed EPA Administrator Michael Regan calling on him to institute a ...
NC Advocates Ask Biden EPA to Reverse Trump’s Denial of PFAS Petition

NC Advocates Ask Biden EPA to Reverse Trump’s Denial of PFAS Petition

Today, six public health and environmental justice organizations— Center for Environmental Health, Cape Fear River Watch, Clean Cape Fear, NC Black Alliance, Democracy Green and ...
CEH data on toxic PFAS chemicals in foodware instantly available to online shoppers with Clearya

CEH data on toxic PFAS chemicals in foodware instantly available to online shoppers with Clearya

Toxic chemical watchdog Center for Environmental Health is announcing a partnership with the Google Chrome extension and mobile app Clearya to help consumers make healthier ...
Heavy Metal Contamination in Baby Food is the Latest Failure by Federal Regulators to Protect Families

Heavy Metal Contamination in Baby Food is the Latest Failure by Federal Regulators to Protect Families

During a hearing yesterday, a subcommittee of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform announced that it found that ingredients in many baby foods ...
EPA turned a blind eye to carcinogen in drinking water

EPA turned a blind eye to carcinogen in drinking water

Today, CEH and six public health and environmental justice groups in Eastern North Carolina filed a petition seeking judicial review of the inadequate and negligent ...
Lawsuit Launched to Fight Trump EPA’s Delay in Reducing Air Pollution

Lawsuit Launched to Fight Trump EPA’s Delay in Reducing Air Pollution

Two conservation groups filed a formal notice today of their intent to sue the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for failing to require adequate pollution controls ...
Trump Administration Ignores PFAS “Forever Chemicals” Threat

Trump Administration Ignores PFAS “Forever Chemicals” Threat

Today, six public health and environmental justice organizations in Eastern North Carolina expressed their deep disappointment and concern over the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s denial ...
Petition: EPA Must Hold Chemours Accountable for PFAS “Forever Chemical” Contamination in Cape Fear

Petition: EPA Must Hold Chemours Accountable for PFAS “Forever Chemical” Contamination in Cape Fear

Today, six public health and environmental justice organizations— CEH, Cape Fear River Watch, Clean Cape Fear, NC Black Alliance, Democracy Green and Toxic Free NC— ...
Frontline Community and Environmental Allies Hold Paramount Polluter Accountable for Air Quality Violations

Frontline Community and Environmental Allies Hold Paramount Polluter Accountable for Air Quality Violations

Today, the environmental health watchdog non-profit Center for Environmental Health (CEH) announced it has reached a settlement agreement with the metal processing company Anaplex Corp. ...
Nationwide Coalition Sues To Defend The People’s Environmental Law

Nationwide Coalition Sues To Defend The People’s Environmental Law

A nationwide coalition of organizations from the environmental justice, outdoor recreation, and conservation communities filed a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s attack on the National ...
Naturepedic teams up with CEH to donate organic face masks to grassroots partners

Naturepedic teams up with CEH to donate organic face masks to grassroots partners

Center for Environmental Health (CEH) sincerely thanks Naturepedic for their donation of 2,000 organic face masks. The North Carolina team at CEH is distributing the ...
Trump Signs Executive Order to Silence the Voices of Americans Fighting Toxic Polluters in Their Communities

Trump Signs Executive Order to Silence the Voices of Americans Fighting Toxic Polluters in Their Communities

On the heels of a vicious attack on peaceful Black Lives Matter protesters outside the White House, an executive order signed by President Trump yesterday ...
Americans’ Safety Under Threat: Trump Nominee Nancy Beck Poised to Take the Helm of Consumer Product Safety Commission

Americans’ Safety Under Threat: Trump Nominee Nancy Beck Poised to Take the Helm of Consumer Product Safety Commission

In the latest wave of assaults on Americans’ health and safety protections for the benefit of the nation’s worst polluters, President Trump has nominated former ...
Big Tobacco Watchdog Center for Environmental Health Urges Lawmakers to Fight Back Against Underhanded Industry During Respiratory Pandemic

Big Tobacco Watchdog Center for Environmental Health Urges Lawmakers to Fight Back Against Underhanded Industry During Respiratory Pandemic

Last week, e-cigarette giant JUUL told the Wall Street Journal it was moving its headquarters from San Francisco to Washington, D.C., signaling a strategic decision ...