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Scott Pruitt Has Met with Dozens of Industry Lobbyists Since Confirmation, Adding Doubt to His Post as EPA Lead

Scott Pruitt Has Met with Dozens of Industry Lobbyists Since Confirmation, Adding Doubt to His Post as EPA Lead

In the months leading up to the reveal of his $25,000 soundproof booth, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Scott Pruitt... (Continue)

Join Survivors, Experts, and Advocates Tomorrow to Raise Nationwide Mesothelioma Awareness

Join Survivors, Experts, and Advocates Tomorrow to Raise Nationwide Mesothelioma Awareness

For the 13th year running, the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have declared tomorrow National Mesothelioma Awareness Day. Established... (Continue)

Remembering Our Airmen and Women as Air Force Celebrates 70th Birthday

Remembering Our Airmen and Women as Air Force Celebrates 70th Birthday

September 18th marks the 70th birthday of the United States Air Force, which was founded in 1947. Aircraft had been... (Continue)

Trump and Pruitt Dissolving EPA Regulations, Dismissing Science

Donald Trump & Scott Pruitt Dissolving EPA Regulations, Dismissing Science

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under Director Scott Pruitt now seems to have a wide range of goals and objectives,... (Continue)

9/11 First Responders Face Uncertain Future as Cancer Continues to Plague Victims

9/11 First Responders Face Uncertain Future as Cancer Continues to Plague Victims

Sixteen years on, and for some, memories of the deadliest terrorist attack in world history are as vivid as ever.... (Continue)

Health Risk to Miners Ignored as Trump Administration Halts Surface Mining Study

Health Risk to Miners Ignored as Trump Administration Halts Surface Mining Study

The latest attack in the Trump administration’s war on public health was launched late last month. These shots were aimed... (Continue)

Firefighters Urge Congress to Pass Bill That Could Revolutionize Understanding of Cancer Trends

Firefighters Urge Congress to Pass Bill That Could Revolutionize Understanding of Cancer Trends

There are many reasons firefighting is known as 1 of the world’s most dangerous occupations. Several, of course, concern immediate... (Continue)

Trump Sued over Industry-Friendly TSCA Rules That Could Threaten American Health for Decades

Trump Sued Over Industry-Friendly TSCA Rules That Could Threaten American Health for Decades

Last week, 2 non-profit environmental advocacy groups – the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)... (Continue)

The Emotional, Physical, and Financial Battle with Cancer: How Treatment Costs Add to Already Crippling Stress

The Emotional, Physical, and Financial Battle with Cancer: How Treatment Costs Add to Already Crippling Stress

For anybody fighting cancer, it’s not unusual to experience deep physical and emotional strain. The shock of diagnosis, worry about... (Continue)

EPA Suffering Under Trump’s Deliberate Deconstruction of Life-Saving Environmental Protections

EPA Suffering Under Trump’s Deliberate Deconstruction of Life-Saving Environmental Protections

Almost 40 years ago, The New England Journal of Medicine published a paper that turned everything doctors knew about lead... (Continue)

World Lung Cancer Day: Helping to Prevent Both the Common and the Rare Forms of Cancer

World Lung Cancer Day: Helping to Prevent Both the Common and the Rare Forms of Cancer

Several years ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) found lung cancer to be the most common cancer worldwide. Accounting for... (Continue)

Trump’s Latest Cabinet Pick Sparks the Usual Concerns Over Conflicts of Interest

Trump’s Latest Cabinet Pick Sparks the Usual Concerns Over Conflicts of Interest

Last week, President Donald Trump announced the nomination of Michael Dourson, professor of environmental health at the University of Cincinnati,... (Continue)