Toxic Hot Seat - Free Streaming Dec. 1-7
November 21, 2014
Our Friends at Safer Chemicals Healthy Families have reached an agreement with the filmmakers of Toxic Hot Seat to stream the film for free from their website during the first week of December.
Toxic Hot Seat - The Washington Tour
October 4, 2014
Check out Toxic Hot Seat - the Washington Tour! Toxic Hot Seat- a film by James Redford and Kirby Walker that follows the courageous moms, firefighters, scientists, and law-makers who fought to expose a shadowy campaign that left a toxic legacy in our homes and bodies—a campaign so cunning, it’s taken nearly 40 years to unravel.
Send a photo to WA Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers and tell her to Vote NO on the Chemicals in Commerce Act.
May 27, 2014
As a member of the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Cathy McMorris Rodgers has a chance to stand up for the people of Washington by voting no on the Chemicals in Commerce Act. Send her a message with a photo of your family or pregnancy to show her why this matters to you.
Walgreens: We Need You to Mind the Store! - Sign the Petition
April 8, 2014
Sign the petition to Walgreens as part of a national Mind the Store action calling on the retailer to remove toxic chemicals from their products. Contact Rebecca at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn how you can help.
Senate: We Can't Wait Any Longer to Ban Toxic Flame Retardants!
March 6, 2014
Call your Senator and let them know you want real toxics reform for Washington! Call 1(800) 562.6000 and leave a message urging support for the Toxic Free Kids and Families Act and ban all toxic flame retardants on the list of Chemicals of High Concern for Children and stop chemical companies from being able to just replace one bad chemical for another. Your voice will make a difference!
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Most Chemicals Aren't Tested Enough to Know - by Emily Cousins
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Making a Splash at the Salish Sea Conference
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Governor's Office Unveils Potential Toxics Reduction Bill
Governor Jay Inslee's administration has unveiled a draft outline of legislation this week that could bring regulating toxic chemicals in Washington state under the umbrella of the Department of Ecology.
New Report: From Homes to Waters
Scientists have been puzzling over why toxic flame retardant chemicals used in products in our homes, like couches and TVs, are showing up in Puget Sound, rivers, and other waters across the state. Now they have an answer thanks to a new peer-reviewed study.
Would You like Flame Retardants with That Couch?
"I get moms crying on the phone," said Robinson, owner of the green furniture company EcoBalanza. Their main concern is protecting their loved ones from exposure to toxic chemicals.
Toxic Flame Retardants STILL in Children's Products
The results of the flame retardant testing in children's products by the Department of Ecology points to the dire need for immediate action by the legislature to ban these toxic flame retardants now and give the agency the authority to ban other harmful flame retardants, so manufacturers are unable to continue to replace one bad chemical with another.
Rep Ross Hunter Speaks on Federal Toxics Policy Fail: Congress Working on Toxics Policy
Rep. Ross Hunter's (D-48) commitment to reducing our exposure to toxic chemicals didn't stop when he successfully passed a bill to ban PBDE flame retardants, which then led to a national ban. Now he's spreading the word that the Chemicals in Commerce Act, currently in the House Energy & Commerce committee, is bad public policy, which will adversely impact our state and the country.