Sacramento – In a win for current and future public health in California, Governor Gavin Newsom has signed into law AB 1817, the Safer Clothes and Textiles Act, which will curb the flow of toxic PFAS chemicals into Californians’ clothes, bodies, and environments.
Environmental justice advocates and their allies scored a huge victory late this afternoon when Senate Majority Leader Schumer and Senator Manchin announced they withdrew the dirty pipeline deal from the must pass budget bill to fund the federal government this week.
The power and conviction of Jim Florio to do what was right for people and environment extended far beyond New Jersey.
Spanning 12 cities in 11 states, REI customers will deliver a petition with more than 130,000 signatures demanding action on PFAS “forever chemicals”
Clean Water Action came together with allied organizations across Pennsylvania to develop “ A Shared Vision for Pennsylvania’s Environment and Communities”.
Sewage backs up into homes in Baltimore thousands of times per year - sometimes caused by tree root intrusion, sometimes caused by rainstorms overwhelming the sewer and stormwater pipes, and sometimes caused by clogs and debris in the city-maintained pipes under the street. For too long, too many residents have been left without help when sewer backups happen in their homes through no fault of their own.
After one of the strongest environmental legislative sessions in Rhode Island history, primary night saw even more environmental champions endorsed by Clean Water Action win their races.
St. Paul, MN—Today, during its annual meeting, health, disability and environmental groups are questioning Patterson Dental’s continued production, distribution, and sales of dental amalgam. Composed of 50% mercury, a well-known neurotoxicant, amalgam is a health risk for children and other vulnerable populations, and results in a significant release of mercury pollution.