Health publications and documents

  • Solutions September-October 2005 Type: Newsletter

    Date: August 25, 2005

    In this issue: Landmark ocean protection plan offers hope for California; Fewer antibiotics will be used on hog farms; A bold new plan for North Carol
  • Incentives for Healthy Communities Type: Report

    Date: August 15, 2005

    Suggestions for improving/redrafting San Joaquin Valley air district’s proposed Indirect Source rule.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Solutions November-December 2004 Type: Newsletter

    Date: November 22, 2004

    In this issue: A Global Milestone Passes as Russia Ratifies Kyoto; cleaning up mercury from cars; reforming the nation’s farm spending; China honors o
  • Letter on TSCA and nanotechnology Type: Letter

    Date: September 2, 2004

    Letter from Environmental Defense to U.S. EPA addressing the Toxic Substances Control Act and nanotechnology issues.
  • 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
  • Solutions July-August 2004 Type: Newsletter

    Date: June 22, 2004

    In this issue: Debut of the Oceans Alive campaign; bipartisan support for Back from the Brink; calls for stricter air pollution regulations for the EP
  • 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
  • Solutions March-April 2004 Type: Newsletter

    Date: March 1, 2004

    In this issue: Pressure builds on EPA to enforce clean air laws; seeking a ‘Teddy Roosevelt of the Seas’; trading in toxic mercury; a better future fo
  • Solutions May-June 2004 Type: Newsletter

    Date: March 1, 2004

    In this issue: Back from the Brink campaign to restore endangered species, EPA decides on air quality rules, countering ExxonMobil’s disinformation ca
  • Driving Forward January 2004 Type: Newsletter

    Date: January 1, 2004

    Decades after the U.S. ban on lead paint and leaded gasoline, lead use has been eliminated or significantly reduced in many industries throughout Nort
  • Local mercury emissions in the United States are important contributors to local mercury hot spots, leading to contaminated water.
  • Driving Forward Summer 2003 Type: Newsletter

    Date: September 1, 2003

  • Solutions September-October 2003 Type: Newsletter

    Date: August 27, 2003

    In this issue: McDonald’s cuts antibiotic use, showdown on the Mississippi, turning up the heat on global warming, and more.
  • 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
  • Driving Forward January 2003 Type: Newsletter

    Date: January 1, 2003

    Newsletter From the Clean Car Campaign. Over the past decade, automakers have put their design and marketing talents into anything but addressing thei
  • Newsletter September 2002 Type: Newsletter

    Date: August 15, 2002

    In this issue: the landmark global warming law signed by California governor Gray Davis, the passage of an historic clean air bill in North Carolina,
  • Smaller, Closer, Dirtier Type: Report

    Date: August 1, 2002

    Public health dangers of BUGs’ unregulated emissions; study found that BUGs tend to be located in heavily populated areas, near where people live, wor
  • Newsletter July 2002 Type: Newsletter

    Date: July 1, 2002

    In this issue: California’s global warming initiative, China’s clean air campaign, the recent court ruling on national park haze, the Safe Harbor agre