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.
The negative health and environmental impacts of our nation’s continued reliance on coal as a fuel source for power plants appropriately receives significant attention in the media and in public ...read in full
As governments around the world consider tapping into their shale gas reserves through fracking, a new report cautions them to consider ...read in full
Some conservative members of the Senate and House of Representatives introduced legislation this week bent on abolishing the 44-year-old health foundation for the ...read in full
With only a few workdays remaining in the current congressional session, House leaders have yet to address many important ...read in full
This report examines the public health, worker safety, and environmental benefits projected from ten ...read in full
In recent years, special interests and their allies in Congress have pushed a number of dangerous ...read in full