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Day of Action: Support the Safe Chemicals Act!

With over 80,000 untested chemicals in our everyday products, and cancer, learning disability rates skyrocketing, our chemical management system is broken.  In fact, it hasn’t been updated in more than 30 years. Seriously. While scientists discover more connections between certain chemicals and cancer rates. While autism rates go through the roof. While girls and increasingly […]

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Good News: Lower Lead Levels and a Laugh

Love, love getting good news in my inbox. Here’s a story from MSNBC about the dramatically lowered rates of lead exposure in children. The good news is the rates of elevated lead levels in children has dropped dramatically in the past 20 years. The bad news is that lead exposure is extremely damaging, even at […]

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House Passes CPSC reform and Bans Lead and Phthalates In Children’s Products-

Finally! The House passed a bill to ban lead and phthalates from toys and children’s products and gives the Consumer Product Safety Commission more funding, authority, and the right to impose penalties on manufacturers who violate this law. And, last but certainly not least- this bill requires third party testing of toys for safety before […]

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