Ali Geering-Kline

Ali manages the website and coordinates the online communications of CEH. She works with the communications and development staff to create messaging strategies and public education content for CEH’s supporters and online audience. A Bay Area native, Ali attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where she received a B.A. in Sociology and Cultural Studies. This allowed her to live abroad in Argentina, where she studied Latin American history and learned valuable Spanish language skills. Ali is thrilled to be part of an organization that advocates for healthy communities so effectively.

CEH Partners with Sungevity

As you probably already know, CEH supports clean, renewable energy that doesn’t threaten families’ health. While processes like fracking use dangerous chemicals that pollute the air and drinking water of communities near drilling sites, solar energy is clean and renewable. Sungevity is an innovative solar company who believes in solar for universal need. Companies like Sungevity…

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Fracking and Health: State of the Science

This week, ProPublica reported on a number of recent studies showing the health impacts on communities near fracking developments. The investigators there looked at fracking health studies back in 2011, and now noted that some new information is showing increasing cause for concern, as well as areas where research is still lacking. CEH’s recent report,…

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Meet the New Chemical Safety Rules (Same as the Old Rules)

The Washington Post today reported on the decades-old federal government rules on the safety of ingredients used in cosmetics and personal care products, including shampoo and many children’s personal care products. The rules were adopted in 1938 but have not been updated since. A year ago, the FDA and the cosmetics industry came together in…

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Supporter Spotlight: Jean Hansen

Jean Hansen is the Sustainable Interiors Manager for the global architecture firm, HDR Architecture. She’s been a great supporter of CEH for many years, both as an employee sponsor of the HDR grant application and also as a partner with CEH on safer furniture purchasing for businesses, healthcare facilities, and interior designers. Jean has also supported…

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Flame Retardant-Free Furniture? These Companies Are Moving Toward Safer Products

In January, we shared the news about the Center for Environmental Health’s landmark legal agreements that aim to end the use of harmful flame retardant chemicals in foam furniture and children’s products from Playtex, West Elm, and other leading companies. Today, we’re giving you the information you need to protect your family and shop smarter:…

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Save the Date: CEH Event on May 8, 2014!

Mark your calendars…CEH is having a spring event! May 8, 2014 Bently Reserve San Francisco, CA More details to follow…

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2013 Safer Holiday Shopping Guide

Good news! We tested this year’s top 12 toys and found no heavy metal problems in any of them.  Get the full scoop on which companies made the good list, and which made the bad: Get the 2013 Holiday Shopping Guide PDF here!  

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Foundation Helps CEH Spread Our Message!

CEH is grateful to the PVBLIC Foundation for a $100,000 in-kind grant of media space to spread our message about protecting children and families from harmful chemicals. CEH was awarded the grant following a social media competition the Foundation sponsored at the Nexus Global Youth Summit earlier this year. The ads are now running in…

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Join Us for a Panel Discussion on Fracking and Climate Justice

If you’re at SXSW Eco in Austin, don’t miss this panel on Wednesday, October 9th from noon to 1pm!  

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Come party with us at SXSW Eco tonight!

Join us at the W Hotel Living Room Bar, Austin, for the Center for Environmental Health party at SXSW Eco, tonight 10/7 from 8pm to midnight. DJ Spooky will work the turntables!

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