Feds to GE: You’re Still on the Hook for Toxic PCBs in Hudson River Fish

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By Daniel Raichel, Staff Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council A new report released yesterday by two federal agencies (U.S. Fish and Wildlife and NOAA) and the State of New York highlights a fact that the General Electric Corporation has been trying to downplay for years–namely,...
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National C.O.S.H. Releases Annual Workers’ Memorial Week Report

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By the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health For Workers’ Memorial Week 2015, the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health has released Not An Accident: Preventable Deaths 2015. This annual report provides details on and context for the yearly toll of worker fatalities...
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USGS Weighs in on Earthquakes Caused by Oil & Gas Operations

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By Briana Mordick, Staff Scientist, Natural Resources Defense Council The United States Geological Survey (USGS) released a preliminary report yesterday assessing the impact that manmade or “induced” earthquakes caused by oil and gas operations in the Central and Eastern U.S. have...
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11 Things You Need to Know About Safety for Workers Memorial Day

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By Kenneth Quinnell, AFL-CIO Every year on April 28, the unions of the AFL-CIO observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew our efforts for safe workplaces. This year, the struggle continues to create good jobs in this country that...
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