Sherwin-Williams Puts Consumers’ Lives First, Pulls Deadly Paint Strippers

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By Natural Resources Defense Council Following Lowe’s recent announcement, the paint company is eliminating two toxic chemicals from its stores. Just weeks after Lowe’s made the commitment to remove dangerous paint strippers from its shelves, Sherwin-Williams, the country’s largest supplier of...
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Toxic Triclosan in Toothpaste?

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By Dev Gowda, U.S. PIRG A recent article in the LA Times revealed that a new study found that the toxic compound triclosan, which is commonly found in toothpaste as well as other consumer products such as cosmetics, children’s toys, and yoga mats, “could cause adverse effects on colonic...
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Five Questions With Debbie Berkowitz, NELP’s Worker Health and Safety Director

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By National Employment Law Project Congratulations on this award. This is a big achievement. Looking back on your career, what are some of the key moments that shaped you as an advocate? I started my career as a worker safety and health advocate at the AFL-CIO back in 1978. I...
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Michigan Moves to Eliminate Lead Drinking Water Pipes

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By Cyndi Roper, Natural Resources Defense Council Flint, Michigan will forever be the symbol of a government’s willingness to play fast and loose with the health of a majority non-white community. An unelected and unaccountable emergency manager tried to save a few bucks by switching...
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