State legislatures across the country are stepping up to protect public health from harmful chemicals in an effort to fill gaps in chemical protections due to inaction by the US EPA, according to an analysis of state policies by Safer States. The analysis found that at least 23 states will consider 112 policies to limit exposures to toxic chemicals, including bans on nonstick PFAS chemicals and toxic flame retardants.
Mind the Store along with health advocacy groups around the country launch week of action calling on Albertsons to remove toxic chemicals from its shelves in a dozen states. New research shows chemicals in two dozen products.
Twenty-one state lawmakers from ten states denounced the tactics of the U.S. chemical industry and sent a letter to the head of the chemical industry trade group, asking for them to take action against unethical members.