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Join the Toxin Freedom Fighters for Toxic Chemical Reform to Protect Families!



Did you see that Seventh Generation has taken a leadership role on cleaning up our toxics laws? We’ve been blogging for years about the fact that over 80,000 chemicals are in products we use everyday– and they’ve never been tested for safety. Our kids are being exposed to chemicals that can alter their hormones, cause […]

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4 Important Lessons From the West Virginia Chemical Spill



(first published at MomsRising.org) 300,000 people without access to water?  Tanks that stored chemicals without regulation just upstream from a water treatment facility? Chemicals pouring into the Elk River, with confusing advisories and virtually no safety information on the specific effects of the chemicals? We ask ourselves how this happened– and the answers are very […]

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Asbestos: Still Not Banned (and still causing cancer)



(guest post from our friends at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance ) When you hear the word mesothelioma, you may not be familiar unless you heard it late at night while browsing for quality television or perhaps you know someone that has been affected by this terrible disease.  Either way, mesothelioma is an aggressive form of […]

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Supporting the Stroller Brigade and Toxics Action Day from Vermont!



(also posted at MomsRising and Safer Chemicals) Parents are  descending on Washington D.C. next week to demand toxic chemical reform and to protect our kids and the public health– and I’m with them in spirit for the Stroller Brigade and Toxics Action Day.  I’m a BIG fan of parent activism, grassroots, real folks, bringing their […]

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