Health publications and documents

  • Letter to managing agents regarding heating oil issue Type: Letter

    Date: December 16, 2009

    Letter template New York City residents can use to ask your building manager to switch from dirty heating oil to cleaner fuels.
  • TSCA reform legislation Type: Report

    Date: August 1, 2010

    Highlights and comparisons of TSCA reform legislation.
  • Cleaner Air for America Type: Report

    Date: June 16, 2005

    A national program to lower pollution from today’s diesel engines will have extensive human health benefits that overwhelm the costs by at least 12 to
  • Trash and the City Type: Report

    Date: June 30, 2004

    Executive summary of report showing how a better, more modern system of handling New York City’s garbage can cut the truck miles driven by more than h
  • Annual Reviews article reviews and analyzes the major recent North American studies that have compared on an environmental basis the major options use
  • Business Guide to Sustainable Seafood Type: Report

    Date: January 1, 2002

    Shows how big buyers and retailers of seafood can choose from a wide variety of high quality, reasonably priced and environmentally responsible produc
  • Prescription: Sustainable Seafood Type: Report

    Date: January 16, 2007

    Why health professionals should care about sustainable fisheries.
  • Texas’ fleet of more than 35,000 school buses is dirtier than it has to be.
  • Contaminated Fish Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: November 27, 2007

    Lists the most contaminated fish, and how much can safely be eaten each month based on guidance from the Environmental Protection Agency and the lates
  • Floating Smokestacks Type: Report

    Date: October 2, 2008

    Report: A call for action to clean up marine shipping pollution
  • Blueprint for Breathing Easier Type: Report

    Date: May 10, 2002

    Air quality in the Southeast is among the worst in the nation, threatening human health, the environment, and the long-term economic viability of this
  • Resistant Bugs and Antibiotic Drugs Type: Report

    Date: June 1, 2005

    Massive quantities of antibiotics are added to the feed used in raising chickens, hogs and beef cattle, which helps spur the development of antibiotic
  • Across the Pond: How Europe’s rules affect U.S. Type: Report

    Date: September 30, 2008

    2008 report identifies U.S. companies making chemicals that Europe classifies as dangerous.
  • Benefits of EPA Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: July 14, 2011

    Fact sheets of economic and health benefits by state.
  • Report calls for chemicals policy reform Type: Report

    Date: April 4, 2007

    2007 EDF report provided—for the first time—a comprehensive comparison of the European Union’s new REACH regulation with existing policies in the Unit
  • Mercury from power plants Type: Report

    Date: March 15, 2011

    EDF identifies the top 25 emitters of mercury from the electric sector.
  • Low marks for voluntary chemicals program Type: Report

    Date: July 24, 2007

    More than a year and a half after it was supposed to be completed, the voluntary federal program to deliver hazard data on the most widely used chemicals.
  • Orphan Chemicals in the HPV Challenge Type: Report

    Date: June 1, 2004

    Determining how many HPV Challenge program chemicals continue to be manufactured at HPV levels but remain unsponsored is complicated for a variety o
  • Facing the Challenge Type: Report

    Date: March 4, 2003

    As the HPV Challenge Program passes its halfway mark, this status report examines the significant progress to date, and also identifies several trends
  • Denison Testimony Nanotech Nov 2005 Type: Testimony

    Date: November 17, 2005

    Statement of Dr. Richard A. Denison before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science concerning environmental and safety impacts of nanot