Resources

Part of what we do here at BREDL is provide resources to empower individuals on the ground. Our resources cover a wide variety of issues as well as various formats such as training guides, factsheets and more. Please reach out to us if you have any questions about the resources we offer.

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June 10, 2019 Comments

BREDL submits comments to EPA regarding Draft PFAS recommendations

The EPA interim recommendations for addressing groundwater contaminated with PFOA and PFOS needs to be expanded to include all PFAS as a class. Any talk of cleanup needs to examine previous industrial sites that probably emitted/discharged PFAS chemicals. All areas of PFAS contamination – soil, surface and ground water, air and food – need to be properly addressed. In addition to the class of PFAS, short-chain replacement chemicals that convey similar health impacts – such as GenX – also need to be included.

The federal government is hell-bent on fast tracking projects that harm the environment. For a change, how about fast tracking a plan that will clean up the entire class of PFAS contaminants and their short-chain replacements?

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February 4, 2019 Comments

BREDL Comments to NC Utilities Commission

BREDL calls upon the NC Utilities Commission to reject the Integrated Resource Plan submitted by Dominion Energy North Carolina and require a cleaner, smarter plan. And we support similar calls…

April 14, 2017 Factsheets

Small Nuclear Reactors

Clinch River Nuclear Site is located in Roane County, Tennessee, about 25 miles from Knoxville. In 2016 Tennessee Valley Authority submitted an application asking for approval of its Clinch River…

August 28, 2014 Videos

Waiting In A Cesspool

In 1969 the Richmond County Health Department advised residents of Hyde Park their well water was unsafe because of industrial pollution. Four decades later, relocation of the community was finally approved.

September 18, 1999 Statement

Ten Commandments of Radioactive Waste

Radioactive Waste policy statement approved by the BREDL Board of Directors at its 9/18/99 meeting