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New proposals would expose us to more environmental pollutants. Action Alert!

It doesnt take much of a scientific background to know that exposure to radiation is bad. Yet a new rule coming out of the EPA at the behest of crony interests will increase the amount of radiation we are exposed to. Another rule will increase the amount of mercury were exposed to. To protect our health, these rules must be opposed.

The first proposal would expose Americans to more radiation because it limits the studies that the EPA can use to determine what levels of exposure are safenot just of radiation, but other environmental toxins as well. Experts have maintained there is no harmless dose of radiation.

Yet one of the proponents of this rule, Edward Calabrese, a professor at the University of Massachusetts at Amhersts School of Public Health, believes that exposure to low doses of radiation is be...