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Minamata victim makes plea at UN forum to stop pollution.

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 10:00
Embryonic Minamata disease victim Shinobu Sakamoto strained her disabled body to the fullest extent to make her desperate pleas heard loud and clear.

EPA confirms Harvey damage at Waste Pits; orders immediate repairs to cap.

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 10:00
The Environmental Protection Agency has directed the potentially responsible parties of the San Jacinto River Waste Pits Superfund site to take immediate action to address damage to the protective cap and high-levels of underlying waste material found at one of the samples on site.

We are all at risk from poisonous mercury. It's time to take action.

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 10:00
Mercury is found in household items from beauty products to electronics, and even in food. Without proper safeguards our health is in danger.