27 Great Lakes and Midwest public interest groups have write to express their concern about an EPA's proposal that would allow the officials to choose which science to consider in forming policy.
CELA and HEJSupport are pleased that Canada decided to withdraw its exemption on recycling articles the include 4 fire retardant polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), known to be associated with serious adverse health effects.
CELA and 15 other organizations have written a letter to the Prime Minister urging the government to resist pressure to weaken or delay the implementation of federal environmental laws during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CELA pro bono student Petri Bailey blogs about the scourge of plastic "nurdles" in Lake Superior, their source, cleanup efforts, and possible legal recourse.
CELA, Citizens' Network on Waste Management, and Health and Environment Justice Support (HEJSupport) argue in favour of designating plastic as toxic, as well as other measures that would strengthen environmental protection and disclosure requirements around plastic production and use.
Anne Rochon-Ford and Fe de Leon blog about the lack of attention to workplace exposures in federal management of toxic substances.