One in four Americans lives within four miles of a Superfund site – uncontrolled or abandoned places containing some of the nation’s most toxic waste. Working to protect public health and the varied environments of local communities, the groups in this category seek to hold corporations and the government accountable. They work to clean up hazardous, nuclear and toxic waste, while supporting positive policy changes to reduce and eliminate their use.
Total given in this category in fiscal year 2013: $86,500
Pasching, 4061 Austria
Antiatom Szene works internationally, independent of governments and business interests, to further a sustainable world free from the dangers of nuclear energy.
Rue de la P�pini�re 1
Brussels, 1000 Belgium
Health Care Without Harm Europe works to make the European health care sector more environmentally and ethically sound by developing green programs for hospitals, campaigning for more sustainable national policies and leveraging the purchasing power of the health care sector to create new markets for safe and healthy products.
Via Ludovico da Viadana 9, Lombardia
Milano, Lombardia 20122 Italy
Genitori Antismog strives to lessen air pollution in Milan and Lombardy, Italy, through legal advocacy, public education, the mobilization of citizens as informed voters and policy work that promotes sound environmental legislation.
Koto-ku, Tokyo, - Japan
Kagaku-Bushitsu Mondai Shimin Kenkyukai exists to empower citizens to protect and improve public health by reducing and eliminating toxic chemical substances in the environment.
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