Alaska Community Action on Toxics
This year, a great group of public health advocates and chemical industry lobbyists were thanked for spending our Valentine’s Day talking about chemicals with the EPA staff.
The Protecting American Families from Toxic Chemicals Act would allow the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to identify and phase out PBTs from commerce within the next five years.
Before moving here, I shared the romantic vision that Alaska was a remote and pristine place. It was surprising to learn that Alaska–and the Arctic region–is actually the home of some of the most contaminated people on the planet.