Our water campaign is fighting against environmental causes of public health disasters, from contamination of water systems to the spread of antimicrobial resistance.

Flash Mob Infects Pharma Conference with Spirit Of Change

Activists and pharmaceutical executives met on the sidewalk.It was an opportunity to engage directly with pharmaceutical manufacturers on manufacturing pollution, which they have in their power to eliminate.

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Tell CVS: Stop Superbug Pollution

Sign the petition to demand CVS rid their supply chain of antibiotic pollution.

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Campaign for Action on Pharmaceutical Pollution

In partnership with Waxman Strategies, Mighty helped coordinate a series of letters to the Food and Drug Administration and pharmaceutical companies to encourage action on antimicrobial resistance caused by pharmaceutical pollution.

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Antibiotic Factories Compounding Superbug Spread

‘Dirty’ factories supply U.S. drug retailers

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Waste From Pharmaceutical Plants in India and China Promotes Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs

Pharmaceutical pollution of any type can be deadly, threatening habitats and poisoning drinking water. But antibiotic pollution doubles down on the dangers. The release of antibiotics into soil, streams, rivers and lakes creates a perfect storm for antimicrobial resistance to develop and spread.

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Public Health Leader Responds to Pledged Commitment to Address Superbug-Producing Waste

It is encouraging to see these thirteen companies acknowledge that this is a problem and map out a path to protecting public health and the environment. When it comes to AMR, it’s all or nothing. As long as any source of resistance is allowed to persist, so does the risk to our health.

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Pharmaceutical Companies Exposed as Contributors to Antimicrobial Resistance

Ahead of a United Nations high-level meeting on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in New York on Wednesday, a coalition of environmental and public health organizations released a critical report connecting major pharmaceutical companies to the development of superbugs.

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Bad Medicine

It’s likely that antibiotics sold in the US are products of factories that pollute antibiotics into the atmosphere in China and India. 2015’s Bad Medicine report connects the dots.

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Action on AMR Can’t Wait

The CDC estimates at least 2 million people in the US are infected with a resistant bacteria each year, and 23,000 people die from those infections. This isn’t a crisis to worry about someday—it’s happening now, and without action, the frequency and severity of AMR will only get worse.

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