Citizen Health & Safety
At its most basic, effective government protects the health, safety, and prosperity of its populace. We advocate for commonsense standards and safeguards, revised to conform to the most up-to-date scientific evidence, adopted in a timely manner, and broadly and effectively enforced – to ensure the quality of our air and water and the safety of food, drugs, consumer products, and workers.
On Nov. 15, three federal agencies held the second of a series of “listening sessions” to improve chemical facility safety and security. Held in Washington, DC, the ...read in full
Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills that would give the oil and gas industry free reign over federal lands ...read in full
This December will mark the fifth anniversary of a massive spill of coal ash in Tennessee that destroyed three houses and damaged more than 40 others. This event sparked ...read in full
In recent years, special interests and their allies in Congress have pushed a number of dangerous ...read in full
The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act), passed in 1970, recognizes that workers play a critical role in ensuring their workplaces are healthy and safe. The OSH Act gives ...read in full
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is tasked with ensuring that every working man and woman in America has "safe and ...read in full