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Take on Toxics

The Latest On: Take on Toxics

January 15, 2019 | Feature

Danger in the Air

Earthjustice is defending the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards — a rule that saves up to 11,000 people from early deaths each year.

December 11, 2018 | Feature

Breaking Down Toxic PFAS

What PFAS are, why they’re harmful, and what we can do to protect ourselves from them.

December 11, 2018 | Blog Post

The FDA Dumps Its Recipe for Disaster

The agency finally nixed its approval of several cancer-causing food additives after years of advocacy and an Earthjustice lawsuit.

November 16, 2018 | Blog Post

A Just Way to Put Food on the Table

From banning toxic nerve agent pesticides to protecting our farmworkers, Earthjustice remains committed to remaking our food system into one that nourishes and sustains life for all of us.

October 31, 2018 | Legal Document

Notice of Intent: Methylene Chloride

To Acting EPA administrator Wheeler — on behalf of the mothers of two young men who recently died from methylene chloride exposure, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, Safer Chemicals Healthy Families, and Vermont Public Interest Research Group — over the U.S. EPA’s failure to finalize a ban on the use of this lethal chemical in paint strippers.

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