State Legislatures Tackle Toxic Chemicals as Pruitt EPA Falters

February 12, 2018

Drake Skaggs & Gretchen Salter

In 2018, at least 23 states will consider at least 112 policies to limit exposures to toxic chemicals.

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Attention Retailers! Your Shoppers Are Watching

November 14, 2017

Drake Skaggs & Jen Coleman

Mind The Store campaign's second annual report ranks 30 major stores on their policies for controlling toxic chemicals in the products they sell. 

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It All Starts in the States

October 25, 2017

Gretchen Salter

State victories result in federal decisions that improve toxic chemical safety.

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Guest Blog: Toxic Flame Retardant Chemicals Found in TVs

September 20, 2017

Toxic-Free Future and Clean Production Action

Toxic Flame Retardant Chemicals Found in TVs

Flame Retardant Banned Decade Ago Still Being Used in TVs

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Landmark FR Bill Passes in Maine

August 03, 2017

Jen Coleman

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. 

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From Idaho to Massachusetts, consumers ask Albertsons to turn up the heat on toxic chemicals this summer

July 27, 2017

Beth Kemler and Cindy Luppi

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.

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Toxic Industrial Chemicals Found in 10 Varieties of Macaroni and Cheese Powders

July 13, 2017

Coalition for Safer Food Processing and Packaging

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.

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Celebrating Connecticut's Administrative Victory

June 21, 2017

Drake Skaggs

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. 

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Sound Science, Protective Policy

April 20, 2017

State governments from coast to coast are doubling down on science as a foundation for good governance and health-protective policy.

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Guest Blog: Toxic Paint Strippers And What To Do About Them

April 05, 2017

Naomi of Plaster & Disaster

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.

TOXIC PAINT STRIPPERS AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT THEM

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