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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 ...
EPA Rewrites Rules Limiting Mercury Pollution from Power Plants

EPA Rewrites Rules Limiting Mercury Pollution from Power Plants

Yesterday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) weakened regulations on the release of toxic emissions from oil and coal-fired power plants in a new rule that ...
Lawsuit Challenges Trump EPA’s Delay in Cleaning up Harmful Smog From Oil, Fracked Gas in 11 States

Lawsuit Challenges Trump EPA’s Delay in Cleaning up Harmful Smog From Oil, Fracked Gas in 11 States

The polluted areas are home to more than 80 million people — approximately one-quarter of the nation’s population. Affected regions are located in Arizona, California, ...
Congress Sides with Chemical Industry over Americans’ Health

Congress Sides with Chemical Industry over Americans’ Health

This week, Congress passed the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with key CEH supported provisions compelling the Pentagon to phase out the military’s use ...
Lawsuit Launched Against Trump’s EPA for Failing to Enforce Smog Rules in California

Lawsuit Launched Against Trump’s EPA for Failing to Enforce Smog Rules in California

Areas affected by the Trump EPA’s enforcement failures in California include Kern County, which is home to some of the worst air quality in the ...
CEH, Groups Sue to Force FDA to Ban Toxic Chemical in Food Packaging

CEH, Groups Sue to Force FDA to Ban Toxic Chemical in Food Packaging

Several environmental and public health advocacy groups filed a lawsuit today asking a federal court in New York to overturn the Food and Drug Administration’s ...
Lawsuit Launched Over Trump EPA’s Delay in Cleaning Up Smog From Oil, Fracked Gas in 15 States

Lawsuit Launched Over Trump EPA’s Delay in Cleaning Up Smog From Oil, Fracked Gas in 15 States

For Immediate Release, October 23, 2019 Contact: Robert Ukeiley, Center for Biological Diversity, (720) 496-8568, rukeiley@biologicaldiversity.org Caroline Cox, Center for Environmental Health, (510) 655-3900 x 308, Caroline@ceh.org ...
CEH Reaches Legally Binding Settlement with JUUL Restricting Its Marketing to Youth

CEH Reaches Legally Binding Settlement with JUUL Restricting Its Marketing to Youth

For Immediate Release: Thursday, October 17th (2:30 a.m. ET) Contact: Michael Green, CEH’s CEO and Founder, 510-378-7333 Caroline Cox, CEH’s Senior Scientist, 541-654-2626 Zack Kaldveer, ...
CEH Hosts “Dupont-Slaying” Environmental Attorney Rob Bilott and Frontline Activists Fighting “Forever Chemical” Crisis

CEH Hosts “Dupont-Slaying” Environmental Attorney Rob Bilott and Frontline Activists Fighting “Forever Chemical” Crisis

For Immediate Release: October 10, 2019 Contact: Michael Green, CEH’s CEO and Founder, 510-378-7333 Zack Kaldveer, CEH’s Communications Manager, 510-938-2664 CEH is working with these ...

Lawsuit Challenges Trump EPA’s Failure to Protect California’s Ventura County From Deadly Smog

For Immediate Release, August 13, 2019 Contact: Robert Ukeiley, Center for Biological Diversity, (720) 496-8568, rukeiley@biologicaldiversity.org Caroline Cox, Center for Environmental Health, (541) 654-2626, caroline@ceh.org ...

Study Finds 90% of Families Have Toxic Weed Killer in Bodies. Significantly Higher Levels Found in Children

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, July 24, 2019 Contact: Michael Green, CEH’s CEO and Founder, 510-378-7333 Caroline Cox, CEH’s Senior Scientist, 541-654-2626 Zack Kaldveer, CEH’s Communications ...

CEH Statement on Senate Amendment on Toxic PFAS Chemicals

For Immediate Release: June 19, 2019 Contact: Ansje Miller, CEH’s Director of Policy and Partnerships, 510-379-8449 “Leaders of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee released ...

New Testing Finds High Levels of Arsenic in Bottled Water Owned by Whole Foods, Dr Pepper

Center for Environmental Health sends legal notices to manufacturers and retailers of two bottled water brands for failing to warn California consumers For Immediate Release: ...