A Michigan mom asks EPA to protect her family and community from PFAS “forever chemicals.”
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Dental floss can be coated with some of the most persistent toxic chemicals, and this is particularly concerning with floss, because what you put in your mouth has direct access to your body and bloodstream. The good news is that there are safer floss options out there.
Andrew Wheeler’s plan is a thinly veiled attempt to buy him and his polluting industry allies more time before concrete action is taken on these dangerous chemicals.
President Trump nominated Nancy Beck, a former chemical industry lobbyist, to head the Consumer Product Safety Commission. She has shown time and time again that she will work to protect polluting industry, not families. Beck’s the opposite of what our children need.
EPA approved a new chemical for use in ski wax that belongs to the class known as PFAS. Extremely persistent in the environment, PFAS have been linked to cancer, developmental issues, and other harmful health effects.
Find out the eight most toxic items you have in your home and learn how you can take action to help advance chemical safety reform.
By: Cynthia Palmer, Petrochemical Strategy Advisor, Moms Clean Air Force Date: November 30, 2022 About: Petrochemical pollution risk to environmental justice communities To: White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council I recently got home from Port Arthur, Texas. The petrochemical buildout I observed …
Civil Eats: Can Eating Organic Lower Your Exposure to Pesticides https://civileats.com/2019/02/11/can-eating-organic-lower-your-exposure-to-pesticides/ EPA: Chemicals Under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) https://www.epa.gov/chemicals-under-tsca EPA: PFAS Explained https://www.epa.gov/pfas/pfas-explained Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: How Can We Solve the Black Maternal Health Crisis? https://publichealth.jhu.edu/2023/solving-the-black-maternal-health-crisis …
Chemicals, metals, and elements leaching from the surfaces we cook on daily can and do get into our food. Read Mom Detective’s tips for finding the safest pots and pans for your family.
Date: February 23, 2022 To: The Honorable Frank Pallone, Chairman Committee on Energy & Commerce 2125 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 CC: Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee Dear Chairman Pallone, On behalf of the below named organizations …
Learn how Trump’s EPA is gutting the law that allows for the regulation of toxic chemicals that pose threats to public health.
Five years ago, President Obama signed into law the Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which overhauled the country’s chemical safety law. There were significant changes made during the Trump administration.