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A new study by HealthyStuff.org found elevated levels of toxic chemicals in popular Halloween costumes, accessories and even “trick or treat” bags. Dangerous chemicals like phthalates, flame retardants, vinyl (PVC) plastic, lead and even lead. Some of the chemicals found have been identified as toxic, priority chemicals by the MN state department of health.
Tell Gov. O’Malley that there are "Too Many ‘Fracking’ Unknowns to Drill”
The Marcellus Shale Commission, created by the Governor to learn more about what fracking means for Maryland communities and public health, is wrapping-up its work. After seeing a report from the University of Maryland (UMD), the decision seems pretty clear - “No Fracking in Maryland!” Make sure the Governor hears you loud and clear.
Take action to show you support the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) because it will protect our drinking water, estuaries, and economy.
This week the DEP formally proposed rules that would pull New Jersey
from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initative (RGGI). RGGI is compact
among northeast states that reduces carbon pollution while generating
funding for clean energy and energy efficiency programs. The Governor
stopped our participation in the program in 2011, but in March an
Appellate Court ruled he could not exit the program without altering the
Now the DEP has just released the rule proposal that would officially remove us from RGGI and we need your help to block it! Email the DEP NOW & attend the public hearing on August 8, 2014, in Trenton.
Our state legislators betrayed their oath to preserve the natural, scenic, historic and esthetic values of the environment when they voted to reopen our state forests and open our state parks for natural gas leasing as part of the budget.
The Environmental Protection Agency is taking public comments on whether to close the loopholes that allow corporations and big polluters to dump unlimited amounts of carbon pollution from power plants into our air. This same pollution is already having devastating effects on water from Chesapeake Bay to the Great Lakes to the Colorado River and is putting our agricultural and tourism industries at risk.
Michigan currently has the opportunity to be a national leader in transitioning our energy production toward a sustainable future and solar power is a tremendous untapped resource. It can reduce the demand on polluting power plants and create local jobs, all while protecting our Great Lakes.Tell Governor Snyder and the MPSC to harness the power of solar!