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ACAT and friends challenge new EPA regulations weakened by Trump Administration

New rules will make it harder to protect public health from harm caused by toxic chemicals EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is making good on the President's promise to dismantle EPA and its protections for American families and workers. He quickly appointed several high-ranking employees of the American Chemistry Council, including Nancy Beck, whom he put in

NEWS RELEASE 5/10/17: Citizens’ Lawsuit Convinces EPA to Address Fairbanks’ Air Pollution

EPA has finally agreed to address the worst spikes of fine particulate matter in the country The US EPA recently published a notice that it is reclassifying Fairbanks as a “serious” non-attainment area for air pollution. This long-overdue action triggers requirements for the state to adopt the strictest measures possible to address Fairbanks’ years-long pollution

NEWS RELEASE 4/12/17: Anchorage Assembly Passes Pesticide-Free Anchorage Ordinance

New law protects Anchorage streams, drinking water, and public health Last night, the Anchorage Assembly decided in a 10-1 vote to pass AO 2017-59, an ordinance that establishes pesticide-free policies and restrictions for parks, public lands and properties. This measure strengthens the public’s right to know and fosters a healthy approach to caring for our