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June 24, 2020 | In the News: The Guardian

U.S. Moves To Exempt Companies From Reporting Harmful Chemical Releases

Eve Gartner, Managing Attorney, Toxic Exposure & Health Program: “It’s pretty clear that Congress set a 100 pound threshold because they’re concerned about very small amounts of these chemicals being released without people knowing about it. We know that PFAS at 1 teaspoon in an Olympic size swimming pool can have health effects.”

June 22, 2020 | Feature

Five Watersheds in Jeopardy from the Dirty Water Rule

Everyone is downstream from someone. Millions of waterways losing protection will not only devastate specific waterways within a watershed, but also waterways that connect downstream and the people and communities who rely on them.