Visionary Science, Ethics, Law and Action in the Public Interest

  1. New! A Story of Health Illustrated Multimedia eBook


    One in ten children has asthma. . . One in six children has a developmental disability. . . Although still rare, childhood leukemia has increased by 55% over the past 35 years. . .   There is accumulating evidence that environmental factors contribute to the overall risk of many childhood diseases, including asthma and leukemia….Read More →

  2. A Legal and Political Analysis of the Proposed Bakken Oil Pipeline in Iowa


    By Carolyn Raffensperger Energy Transfer Partners, a Texas energy company, plans to build an 1,100-mile underground pipeline to transport a highly volatile type of crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken oil fields through 17 Iowa counties en route to Illinois.  It will cross multiple rivers, and transverse aquifers and lakes.  Coalitions of people are coming…Read More →