Safer Chemicals for Minnesota

Did you know the shampoo, cleaner, or laundry detergent you wash down the drain may be harming your health and the health of our water? Find out how these chemicals are making their way from our products into our bodies and water, discover simple steps you can take to protect your health from toxic chemicals, and see what we're doing to fight for safer chemicals.

What's in bed with you?

Report Looks at What's in Bed with You

You may be in bed with toxic chemicals.

Chemicals being mixed in beakers. Photo credit: mediaphotos / Shutterstock

Fighting for Safer Chemicals

Clean Water Action is part of a statewide and national movement to reform outdated and ineffective chemical policies.

Make your own scented vinegar.

Green Cleaning Tips

Recipes and tips for making green cleaning products.

Girl drinking water, photo: Aqua Mechanical

PFC Contamination in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Health recently lowered PFC drinking water guidance levels. What you need to know about PFC drinking water contamination.

From We All Live Downstream

Happy Thanksigivng. Photo credit  Joey Rozier, Flickr
November 16, 2018

These simple steps will help ensure that you can focus the rest of your holiday on your food, friends, and family

August 2, 2018

You’ve probably heard a bit about PFAS in the last year – the State of Minnesota settled a lawsuit against 3M, the EPA held a controversial PFAS summit (throwing out some members of the press), and the Trump administration attempted to suppress

Minnesota State Capitol-Drew Geraets
April 24, 2018

We are halfway through the Minnesota 2018 legislative session and it’s been made clear that some of our lawmakers are not willing to put our environment and public health first. They are placing policies that ignore science and weaken protections for our land, air, and water before people.