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Health

A healthier environment means healthier people. We focus on both, for the well-being of families today and for future generations.

Everyone deserves a safe and clean environment. But in many places, just breathing can make you sick.

We're using science to tackle pollution and toxic chemicals on multiple fronts. So everyone — especially the most vulnerable and people living in communities most in harm’s way — can live healthier lives.

Our experts

We bring various perspectives and skills to improving health. Meet some of the people representing key parts of this work.

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Partner perspective

Today, more than ever, we must protect people, especially the most vulnerable, from environmental pollution. EDF is a critical partner in this effort.

Georges C. Benjamin, M.D.

American Public Health Association

Media contact

Keith Gaby

(202) 572-3336 (office)