|CLEAN AIR Campaign
|The CLEAN WATER Campaign is a program for community organizing around contaminated groundwater sites, prevention of the weakening of 2L standards - with priority on groundwater at the drinking water level, and the blocking of dangerous brownfields.
|The SAVANNAH RIVER SITE
is a sprawling defense industry complex of 310 square
miles which processes and stores nuclear materials and
which is attempting to clean up radioactive and hazardous
wastes created during the last 50 years. From 1953 to
1988 SRS produced 36 metric tonnes of plutonium in five
nuclear reactors. These reactors also produced large
quantities of tritium. The site has two chemical
separation plants, a heavy water extraction plant, a
nuclear fuel and target fabrication plant, a tritium
extraction plant, and several waste management
operations. SRS is located in the South Carolina counties
of Aiken and Barnwell.
|VICTORY THROUGH SUSTAINABILITY Project -
BREDL launched its victory through sustainability project to work with groups who have won campaigns against pollution and are now able to create sustainable economic development projects. These programs are aimed at long-term protection of poor and rural communities. We envision many new projects based on clean energy, zero waste and safe food.
|ZERO WASTE Campaign
|SAFE ENERGY Campaign
|The BE SAFE Campaign is a nationwide campaign
spearheaded by Center for Health, Environment &
Justice to build support for the precautionary approach
to prevent pollution and environmental destruction before
it happens. BE SAFE NC is
the North Carolina campaign with several participating
|NC HEALTHY COMMUNITIES
|The TRANSPORTATION and
LAND USE Campaign will concentrate on protecting existing communities and the surrounding natural environment on which their health and well-being depends from the threat of massive highway projects. This campaign will push for local control of highway projects for local needs, with support for improvements and upgrade to existing roads in lieu of building new roads. Topping the list are I-73, featured in Road to Ruin as one of the nation's top 50 worst highway projects in 2004.
|Our FORESTS Campaign
promotes an end to commercial logging and road building
in our national forests. Activities will be directed
toward forest restoration and permanent protection of
|PROPOSED DISEASE LAB