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Toxic Pollution

State Environmental Agency Heads Pass Resolution About PCBs

Bart Mihailovich | Posted 11.04.2012 | Green
Bart Mihailovich

PCBs cause serious health effects, including cancer. So how does a product that was banned for production in the U.S. in 1979 still find a way to interrupt the health and wellbeing of our nation's waterbodies and citizens?

The 10 Worst Sources Of Toxic Pollution In The World

Posted 01.11.2012 | Green

What are the worst sources of pollution facing the world? A report released this week by Blacksmith Institute sheds light on major causes of toxic pol...

New Study Lends Further Evidence That California's Flammability Standard Puts Vulnerable Populations at Risk

Sarah Janssen | Posted 10.10.2011 | Green
Sarah Janssen

A study published today in the journal, Environmental Science and Technology, is further evidence that Californians are the most highly polluted people in the world with toxic flame retardant chemicals.

The 'Toxic 20' States Suffering Air Pollution From Power Plants

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 09.20.2011 | Green

New analysis from the Natural Resources Defense Council has made a list of the top 20 states with the most toxic air pollution from coal- and oil-fire...

An Environmental Record Worth Talking About

Lisa P. Jackson | Posted 07.26.2011 | Green
Lisa P. Jackson

As the head of the EPA, I have been called to testify before Congress more than any other cabinet member. The simple fact is, I would not be making so many trips to the Hill if the EPA was not doing its job.