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ToxicDocs Allows Searches of Once-Secret Industry Documents5/9/2018

Columbia University's Center for the History and Ethics of Public Health, located at its Mailman School of Public Health, and the City University of New York's Graduate Center are proud to jointly present ToxicDocs. This dataset and website contain millions of pages of previously secret documents about toxic substances. They include secret internal memoranda, emails, slides, board minutes, unpublished scientific studies, and expert witness reports -- among other kinds of documents -- that emerged in recent toxic tort litigation. more

Trevor’s Law will require the government to document and track childhood and adult cancer clusters in Idaho and around the nation. 10/29/2017

Trevor’s Law is the “Strengthening Protections for Children and Communities From Disease Clusters Act” (formerly Senate Bill 76), introduced on January 25, 2011 by Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) in the Environment and Public Works Committee. more

Commentary: Rally will put needed spotlight on toxic exposure among veterans10/27/2017

Saturday, veterans and supporters are making their voices heard at Operation Stand Together, a one-day rally in Washington, D.C., led by veterans, military families and others from around the country to urge action on the issue of toxic exposure and water contamination. more

Why Has the E.P.A. Shifted on Toxic Chemicals?10/22/2017

An Industry Insider Helps Call the Shots A scientist who worked for the chemical industry now shapes policy on hazardous chemicals. Within the E.P.A., there is fear that public health is at risk. (At right, a signing ceremony for new rules on toxic chemicals.) more

The most polluted spots in America4/5/2017

I try to keep you informed as this information becomes available... and this article reminded me of that commitment. Be informed... get involved... you can and do make a difference in our world! more

Use of ammonia in Hannibal drinking water will cease4/5/2017

You say you want a REVOLUTION... weeeeeellllllllll you know... In the United States of America, we do it at the ballot box... it's hard, it's mean, it gets ugly... but in Hannibal, Missouri last night it worked. The Drinking Water Revolution has begun... no longer will consumers just be served unsafe Drinking Water and be told... tough, it meets the regulations. No longer will we be lied to... this is about information... this is about TRUTH... this is about action. Who wants to be next? more

Is your Drinking Water Clear2/8/2017

It is in the Drinking Water system... It is in the Drinking Water system... It is in the Drinking Water system... Am I clear? more

You can do something about your drinking water2/8/2017

New York's public water system is spreading waterborne pathogens such as Legionella bacteria (the bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease) to homes, businesses, hospitals and more. As a result, New Yorkers are becoming sick—and even dying—from their drinking water. Current Health Department regulations put in place to protect us from Legionella are woefully inadequate. This is unacceptable, and state and city elected officials must be held accountable. more
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Erin Brockovich