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Press Release January 20, 2022

EPA sued over PFAS “secrecy” reporting loopholes

Companies and military bases keep their PFAS pollution secret thanks to EPA-created loopholes

In the News: The Intercept November 1, 2021

EPA Withheld Reports of Substantial Risk Posed by 1,240 Chemicals

Eve Gartner, Managing Attorney, Toxic Exposure & Health Program, Earthjustice: “It is not easy to keep selling your chemicals when people know they likely cause cancer or other serious disease.”

Las bolsas de comida para tu perro y gato podrían estar hechas en parte por químicos tóxicos. Ayuda a esta investigación mandando una muestra al Instituto de Políticas para las Ciencias Verdes.
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Article September 29, 2017

Cuidado, la bolsa de comida de tu mascota puede ser tóxica

Todo mundo sabe las consecuencias por darle demasiada comida humana a tu mascota: engorda y su popó huele mucho peor.

Your dog and cat's food containers could be coated with toxic chemicals, but you can help researchers find out for sure by submitting a sample to the Green Science Policy Institute.
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Article September 20, 2017

Your Dog and Cat’s Food Container Bags May Be Coated with Toxic Chemicals

The good news is, you can help researchers find out by submitting a sample to the Green Science Policy Institute.

Some 110 million Americans have been exposed to PFAS through drinking tainted water. (REAL444/Getty Images)
case August 14, 2017

Defending Crucial Chemical Safety Rules

Earthjustice—on behalf of organizations representing consumers, people from low-income communities of color, Alaska Natives, parents and teachers of children with learning disabilities, workers, and scientists—has brought two suits against the Trump administration for weakening key rules establishing how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will regulate toxic chemicals found in consumer products, building materials, and work…

Document August 14, 2017

Petition for Review: Prioritization Rule

Earthjustice—on behalf of organizations representing consumers, people from low-income communities of color, Alaska Natives, parents and teachers of children with learning disabilities, workers, and scientists—has brought two suits against the Trump Administration for weakening key rules establishing how the Environmental Protection Agency will regulate toxic chemicals found in consumer products, building materials, and work places, as well as in our drinking water and food. Specifically, the lawsuits challenge two EPA regulations that set ground rules for how EPA will prioritize chemicals for safety review and then evaluate the risks of those chemicals under the recently updated Toxic Substances Control Act.

Document August 14, 2017

Petition for Review: Risk Evaluation Rule

Earthjustice—on behalf of organizations representing consumers, people from low-income communities of color, Alaska Natives, parents and teachers of children with learning disabilities, workers, and scientists—has brought two suits against the Trump Administration for weakening key rules establishing how the Environmental Protection Agency will regulate toxic chemicals found in consumer products, building materials, and work places, as well as in our drinking water and food. Specifically, the lawsuits challenge two EPA regulations that set ground rules for how EPA will prioritize chemicals for safety review and then evaluate the risks of those chemicals under the recently updated Toxic Substances Control Act.

Warning for dangerous liquids.
Press Release August 14, 2017

Earthjustice Sues Trump Administration Over New Rules That Will Make It Harder to Protect Against Harm From Toxic Chemicals

Environmental Protection Agency recently gutted crucial chemical safety rules needed to protect families and workers from toxic chemicals

Warning for dangerous liquids.
Press Release August 14, 2017

Earthjustice demanda a la administración Trump por nueva regulación de químicos tóxicos que entorpece la protección humana

La Agencia de Protección Ambiental eliminó normas básicas de seguridad química para proteger a familias y trabajadores de productos tóxicos

Workers wear protective gear as they remove asbestos, one of the substances regulated under the Toxic Substances Control Act.
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Article August 14, 2017

Earthjustice Sues the EPA after a Former Industry Official Rewrites the Rules on Toxic Chemicals

The former chemical industry official in the EPA weakened regulations of harmful chemicals used in consumer products and building materials.