Federal Government Considers PFAS Protections

October 22, 2019

Drake Skaggs

Congress is considering provisions in the National Defense Authorization Act to protect citizens from toxic PFAS chemicals.

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Environmental Justice Series: Lilly Marcelin

July 30, 2019

Lilly Marcelin and Hardiesse Dicka

RSP’s mission is to inform and empower women, including young adults (ages 15-21) of African descent affected by diseases of the reproductive system.

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Opportunity before Congress to stop military use of toxic firefighting foam

June 25, 2019

Carina Wells

Following the recent passage of state laws in Washington and Colorado that ban the sale of firefighting foams containing PFAS chemicals, Congress is now considering the issue as part of the military spending bill—the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

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Vermont Passes Law to Protect Children

June 20, 2019

Drake Skaggs

Late on June 19th, Vermont Governor Phil Scott signed a law to help protect children from toxic chemicals

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Vermont State House in Montpelier

Federal Government Considers PFAS

May 16, 2019

Drake Skaggs

The Federal Government is poised to complement state actions to address the growing PFAS crisis.

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States Step Up to Turn Off Toxic Chemical Tap

May 02, 2019

Drake Skaggs

Thanks to the hard work of advocates all around the country, states are once again adopting much needed policies to protect their citizens from dangerous toxic chemicals.

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Earth Day 2019

April 18, 2019

Drake Skaggs

This Earth Day, we look back with hope on progress from the last year.

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National Nonstick Nightmare Day

April 05, 2019

Drake Skaggs

We’re taking April 6th back and declaring it National Nonstick Nightmare Day. 

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State Policymakers Must Step Up After New EPA PFAS Plan Fails to Protect Public Health

February 14, 2019

Gretchen Salter

Statement on EPA's PFAS Action Plan

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State Legislatures Take on PFAS as Trump EPA Lags

February 06, 2019

Drake Skaggs

At least 28 states will consider more than 100 policies this year to protect people from toxic chemicals.

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2019 Multi state release map