Clean Water Action has endorsed Jeanne Shaheen for re-election to the US Senate and Annie Kuster for re-election to the US House of Representatives.
All three have 100% pro environment voting records on Clean Water Action’s recent legislative Scorecard. Sen. Shaheen in particular has been a leader in pushing for more efficient use of energy to fight climate change, spearheading a bi-partisan bill to promote energy efficiency.
Clean Up On All Aisles! Mind the Store Campaigns Mounting Victories
Clean Water Action and Mind the Store campaign partners are celebrating some big victories made possible in part by Clean Water Action members — thank you!
The campaign was launched to secure commitments from the nation’s largest retailers to replace toxic chemicals with safer alternatives in every day products such as couch cushions, cosmetics and children’s toys. The targets include the top 10 largest retailers in the country like Walmart, CVS, Home Depot, Target and Walgreens — all companies whose decisions can lead product manufacturers and the chemical industry to shift to safer chemicals.
Throughout New England, Clean Water Action hosted events with local volunteers, delivered letters to store managers, organized call-in days, and conducted in-store research on toxic chemicals in products on store shelves. Read more
Featuring an hors d’oeuvres reception, an awards ceremony, silent auction and celebration of victories and progress towards a healthy and sustainable world!
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Our Zero Mercury Campaign was launched in 2000 to pressure the New England Governors to virtually eliminate the use of, the release of, and exposure to mercury, a dangerous neurotoxin, that has contaminated the fish that we eat, in New Hampshire and the region by the year 2010.
The New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers adopted a Climate Change Action Plan in August of 2001. The plan combats global warming by committing to near-term reductions of human-made greenhouse gas emissions over the course of the next two decades, as well as long-term reductions to 75-85% below current levels at some point.
Have you ever thought about what is in your cosmetics, sweet-smelling bath products or that lipstick your toddler loves to wear (and undoubtedly eat!)?
Believe it or not, as much as 70 percent of what we put on our skin ends up inside our bodies.* And yet many popular cosmetic, fragrance, and beauty products contain toxic ingredients like mercury, lead, or phthalates, which have been linked to reproductive and developmental issues.
Unfortunately, there is almost no safety or health regulation over these products, which most of us use every day.