Ruiz works on toxics issues for Greenpeace US. She has a long history working on climate, pesticides, mining and environmental justice including holding Dow Chemical responsible for cleaning up the 1984 Bhopal chemical disaster.
Last week, Congress finally decided to discuss the continued threats posed by lax chemical safety and security regulations. The Chair of the Environmental Public Works (EPW) committee, Senator ...On December 18, 2014 / By Diana Ruiz
An alarming statistic was released this week by the Center for Effective Government about the vulnerability schoolchildren face from a major chemical release or explosion. One and three ...On October 2, 2014 / By Diana Ruiz
Last week the city of Port Arthur, Texas was shaken by the Chevron Phillips Chemical plant blast that sent two injured workers into a medical helicopter. Although Chevron ...On July 14, 2014 / By Diana Ruiz
Congress has debated chemical safety and security policy for twelve years and no action has been taken for reform on chemical security. However, over the last two years, ...On June 24, 2014 / By Diana Ruiz