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Take action to protect Rhode Island families from toxic PFAS chemicals

PFAS are a class of human-made chemicals that are incredibly persistent in the environment and also highly toxic. Thanks to the efforts of our members and allies, the Rhode Island General Assembly passed two bills to protect Rhode Islanders from toxic PFAS in the 2022 session including a ban on the use of PFAS in food packaging. Now, the next step is a comprehensive ban on toxic PFAS in a wider range of products in 2023.

New Year, New Rhode Island Legislative Session!

The 2023 Rhode Island legislative session has started! Clean Water Action and our allies had some big environmental wins in 2022, and we’ve spent the “off-season” preparing to hit the ground running. Here are our 2023 legislative priorities: