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Boston, MA 02118
617-338-8131
160 Main Street, Suite 6
Northampton, MA 01060
413.584.9830
413.586.7180

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Environmental and health advocates call on Massachusetts legislators to get toxic chemicals out of children’s products

BOSTON--Silent Spring Institute published a peer-reviewed article today that details how widespread per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are in children’s products, including

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PFAS: The Forever Chemicals

Learn more about PFAS, a class of chemicals used to make products grease proof, water-proof, stick-proof, and stain-resistant. 

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Air Quality

Transportation emissions lead to poor indoor and outdoor air quality, disproportionately affecting low-income and BIPOC neighborhoods, and especially impacting children at home and school every day.

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Youth Action Collaborative

Clean Water Massachusetts Youth Action Collaborative is a space to educate, energize, and organize Massachusetts youth to take action on local environmental issues that you’re passionate about as well as plugging you into key campaigns already happening in Massachusetts.

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Toxic Flame Retardants

Learn about flame retardants, chemicals that are added to everyday products such as highchairs, car seats, nursing pads, upholstered furniture, carpet pads, nap mats, strollers, electronics (including toys) and many more common household products. Many flame retardants are hazardous to our health. Over time flame retardants escape from the products they are used in and get into the air and dust around us. 

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Protect Taunton from PFAS and other toxins released by the proposed Aries incinerator

For many years, Clean Water Action has been committed to banning PFAS in consumer products but we are also committed to addressing PFAS contamination from other sources such as waste.

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We want REI to prevent PFAS pollution

REI Members to REI: Take Leadership on PFAS!

April 27, 2022

REI has tarnished its reputation as a company committed to sustainability by continuing to sell clothing, including for children, that contains PFAS.

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Clean Water 50 Stories: Luisa Santos

April 25, 2022

In honor of Clean Water Action's 50th birthday, we’re sharing our history and stories of the people who have helped us protect clean water along the way through #CleanWater50Stories.

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Clean Water 50th Stories: Lilly Marcelin

April 12, 2022

Meet Lilly Marcelin: Lilly is a persistent, hard working advocate for Black women’s health who weaves together art, science, and advocacy for positive change.