Thanks to advances in modern science, evidence continues to mount linking asthma, cancer, learning disabilities, reproductive damage, and a host of other diseases and disorders to toxic chemicals in our everyday products. This is more than an environmental issue- it is about our health and justice as well.
In September 2020, Clean Water Action and its allies won a major victory in our effort to stop the flow of PFAS chemicals into the environment. SB 1044 (Allen), a bill we co-sponsored, was signed into law. This bill phases out the use of PFAS-containing Aqueous Film Forming Foams (AFFF), which is