Precautionary Principle

Chemical Industries: Increasing An Already Chemically Saturated Environment

Sign the petition: Stop Senate Democrats from supporting the sham chemical safety bill. Senate Democrats: “The Udall-Vitter chemical safety bill is a giveaway to the chemical industry that would stop states from protecting their residents from toxic chemicals. Reject this dangerous, industry-sellout bill.” Our main chemical safety law – the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act … Continue reading Chemical Industries: Increasing An Already Chemically Saturated Environment

Protecting Civilians Means Protecting The Environment

Workshop report: Protecting civilians means protecting the environment, 3rd April 2014 The Toxic Remnants of War Project organised a side event during the CCW Protocol V Group of Governmental Experts meeting in Geneva. The aim was to provide delegations and agencies with an overview of the TRW issue and focus in on two topics that … Continue reading Protecting Civilians Means Protecting The Environment

Screening Of New Military Materials For Toxicity And Environmental Harm

Many substances that are currently used for either civilian or military purposes have been proven to have adverse environmental impacts, or present unacceptable risks to human health. As a result the screening of substances prior to their production and use is now recognised as an important means of protecting environmental and public health. To screen … Continue reading Screening Of New Military Materials For Toxicity And Environmental Harm