Health publications and documents

  • Solutions Fall 2009 Type: Newsletter

    Date: November 13, 2009

    In this issue: Sharing the catch - Fishermen embrace a new approach to solve overfishing; Earth to Senate – Get moving!; Toxic ignorance is not bliss;
  • Denison Testimony TSCA February 2009 Type: Testimony

    Date: February 26, 2009

    EDF scientist Richard Denison’s statement before the U.S. House of Representatives at a hearing on Revisiting the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976
  • Floating Smokestacks Type: Report

    Date: October 2, 2008

    Report: A call for action to clean up marine shipping pollution
  • 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.
  • Solutions September 2008 Type: Newsletter

    Date: August 14, 2008

    In this issue: Momentum builds for climate action in 2009; Global warming and the price at the pump; Nanotech – now in stores; Making green the new bu
  • 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
  • Denison Testimony Nanotech Oct 2007 Type: Testimony

    Date: October 31, 2007

    Statement of Richard Denison before the U.S. House of Representatives at a hearing on research on environmental and safety impacts of nanotechnology.
  • Supplemental Testimony Nanotech October 2007 Type: Testimony

    Date: October 31, 2007

    Supplemental testimony submitted to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science for a hearing on “Environmental and Safety Impacts of Nanot
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Letter on NAS federal nanotechnology research Type: Letter

    Date: February 22, 2007

    Letter to Senate and House Appropriations Committees signed by 19 organizations, including large and small businesses as well as environmental groups,
  • Prescription: Sustainable Seafood Type: Report

    Date: January 16, 2007

    Why health professionals should care about sustainable fisheries.
  • Bay Farms Newsletter Summer-Fall 2006 Type: Newsletter

    Date: December 18, 2006

    Finding solutions to nutrient challenges; update on Lancaster Farms project, EQIP 2007, and more.
  • Solutions June 2006 Type: Newsletter

    Date: June 2, 2006

    In this issue: Federal court rejects Administration attempt to Weaken Clean Air Act; How to build healthier communities in fast-growing cities and tow
  • Letter on status of nanomaterials under TSCA Type: Letter

    Date: May 22, 2006

    Letter from Environmental Defense to U.S. EPA addressing why engineered nanomaterials should be considered “new” chemical substances under the Toxic S
  • Texas’ fleet of more than 35,000 school buses is dirtier than it has to be.
  • Solutions January-February 2006 Type: Newsletter

    Date: January 31, 2006

    In this issue: Northeast unites to curb warming; The Clean Air Act; Going ‘local’ to help Houston air; Unlocking the secrets of nanoparticles; and mor
  • 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
  • Solutions November-December 2005 Type: Newsletter

    Date: November 2, 2005

    In this issue: We redouble efforts to restore coastal wetlands, our first line of defense against hurricanes; Cape Cod fishermen try working as a comm
  • Envestors Update Summer 2005 Type: Newsletter

    Date: October 5, 2005

    Envestors Update Summer 2005 issue on nanotechnology.