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Growing Up Toxic: Chemical Exposures and Increases in Developmental Disease

March 31, 2011

Explains how exposure to toxic chemicals can harm health and impair development, causing premature birth, learning disabilities, behavioral disorders, asthma and allergies, and/or other problems. Suggests policy reforms.

Road Work Ahead: Holding Government Accountable for Fixing America's Crumbling Roads and Bridges

April 28, 2010

Examines the poor maintenance of roads and bridges; their consequences, including costs; and underlying causes, including pressure from special interest groups and untargeted transportation policies. Recommends fixing existing infrastructure first.

Building Solutions: Opportunities for Coloradans to Save Energy and Money Through Efficient Home Heating

September 10, 2008

Proposes ways to improve home heating efficiency to reduce energy use and costs, describes the expected economic benefits to the state, and makes policy recommendations for raising efficiency standards and expanding weatherization assistance programs.

Toxic Baby Furniture: The Latest Case for Making Products Safe From the Start

June 10, 2008

Estimates indoor pollution levels of formaldehyde -- linked to increased risks of allergies, asthma, and cancer -- emitted by cribs, changing tables, and other baby furniture. Makes suggestions for avoiding exposure and for regulatory action.