As the pandemic keeps us all physically apart, coming together virtually matters more than ever. Like many organizations, CEH has transformed our in-person events into online panels, virtual town halls, and other virtual events.
The coronavirus pandemic has made disinfectant sprays and wipes into everyday household needs. Like all of us, I want to keep myself and my family healthy. I know that phrase on the spray bottle, “Kills 99.9% of bacteria & viruses”, can give us all a sense of security and health.
During the COVID-19 crisis, many of us are spending a lot more time in our yards tending to our gardens. And why not? Most gardens give us an easy opportunity to socially distance, we’re spending days upon days at home anyway, and we literally get to see the fruits of our labor. Some are also opting to grow their food in an attempt to…
Before COVID-19, my job at CEH consisted of visiting malls to buy products, which I brought back to CEH’s lab to test for illegal toxic chemicals using our X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) machine. Most often, I tested fashion accessories for lead, a chemical that causes neurological damage, reproductive harm, and cancer.
Environmental Health Watchdog Condemns EPA Decision to Relax Regulations for America’s Worst Polluters During Coronavirus Pandemic
It is absolutely unacceptable that the Trump administration is taking advantage of a global health crisis to eliminate basic protections from our most polluting industries. EPA enforcement of air and water quality standards are designed to protect us from cancer-causing chemicals.