August 03, 2017
This week, the state of Maine proved its mettle as a champion of public health, passing a ban on all added flame retardant chemicals in new upholstered furniture starting next year.
From Idaho to Massachusetts, consumers ask Albertsons to turn up the heat on toxic chemicals this summer
July 27, 2017
From Anchorage, AK to Greenburgh, NY to Albertsons’ hometown of Boise, ID, shoppers urged the company to turn up the heat on toxic chemicals this summer.
July 13, 2017
Laboratory testing of 10 varieties of macaroni and cheese products has revealed toxic industrial chemicals (known as phthalates) in the cheese powders of all of the tested items, according to the Coalition for Safer Food Processing & Packaging, a national alliance of leading public health and food safety groups.
June 21, 2017
Clean Water Action in Connecticut has scored a huge victory for public health. After years of pressure from advocates, several state agencies are taking steps to educate the public on the dangers of toxic chemicals.
April 20, 2017
State governments from coast to coast are doubling down on science as a foundation for good governance and health-protective policy.
April 05, 2017
Thanks to http://www.plasteranddisaster.com for this great blog post discussing the hazardous chemicals and dangers of using paint strippers. The EPA is currently the EPA is considering a rule to ban the two worst of these chemicals, and you can help by sending a note to the EPA voicing your support for the ban.
February 07, 2017
States are once again asserting their authority to address health hazards from chemicals in everyday products by introducing policies in at least 21 state legislatures.
November 29, 2016
As promised, EPA announced the first ten toxic chemicals that they’ll evaluate in order to protect human health and the environment. It's a great start, and a call for states to act in partnership with the agency.
September 07, 2016
Until everyone enjoys a safe and healthy workplace, it’s our responsibility to follow in the footsteps of our labor heroes and insist on a better way.
July 29, 2016
Walmart has the power to influence how 90,000 items are made by 700 manufacturers. So when the world’s largest retailer pledges to remove ten toxics from products on its shelves, it’s no small change.