People have a right to be healthy and safe where they live, work and play. Legacy pollution and corporate irresponsibility have left vulnerable communities – typically low-income communities of color – overburdened with health and environmental impacts. Public Citizen works to end this injustice by phasing out polluting industries, holding polluters accountable and ensuring strong public protections for our health and environment.
What you can do
We work to ensure that violators of pollution safeguards are held accountable.
We need stronger chemical plant safeguards
Chemical plants can expose their employees and neighbors to dangerous pollution in the air and water, as well as the risk of fires, explosions and other accidents.
Health and environmental safeguards are disappearing
Many of the most popular regulations repealed in the Trump era protected our health and the environment.