Over the last 4 years, crucial environmental protection policies have been reversed, weakened, or subverted. As a result, our health is more threatened by toxic chemicals than ever.
This decision was made amidst rising evidence of links between the impact of long-term air pollution and deaths from COVID-19 and is an affront to the communities who are literally fighting for their lives.
Pollution's impact the pandemic’s effects make the EPA's announcement that it will stop compliance requirements for tens of thousands chemical facilities in the United States even more dangerous.
It’s been almost a year since the EPA proposed bans on dangerous paint strippers—as well as a ban on another solvent, trichloroethylene—and the agency hasn’t finalized any of them. What are they waiting for?!
The bi-partisan Frank Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act passed both houses of Congress because lawmakers recognized that TSCA was ineffective in protecting our health from exposure to toxic chemicals.
The question is not whether regulations are burdening the American people, but how the lack of them does so. Contact the EPA today and speak from your heart.
Putting health science and toxics programs on the chopping block - the President’s proposed budget will harm women’s health, vulnerable communities and set back years of progress.
Without transparency, we can't ensure systems companies use to determine product safety are adequate and protecting our health. Same goes for government.
We know that our incredible community of women, who are speaking up against the toxic assault on their daily lives will only grow stronger. Together, we will ensure a toxic-free future for all.
The FDA issued a final rule banning the use of triclosan and 18 other less commonly used antibacterial chemicals from household antibacterial soap products. But there are three VERY important things to know about this ruling.