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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

NEWS RELEASE 1/18/17 | Mat-Su Residents Applaud Decision on Expired Wishbone Hill Permit

Mining Activity in Mat-Su Community Now Off  Limits Unless a New Permit Is Issued From: Castle Mountain Coalition, The Alaska Center, Alaska Community Action on Toxics, Cook Inletkeeper, Sierra Club Jan. 18, 2017, SUTTON, AK – Matanuska-Susitna Valley residents commend the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) for ordering a federal inspection of unpermitted coal mining

NEWS RELEASE 12/5/16 | U.S. PIRG Education Fund releases annual survey of toy safety

Survey finds dangerous toys on store shelves, shopping tips can help parents shop safe Anchorage, AK, Dec 5, 2016 – Dangerous or toxic toys can still be found on America’s store shelves, according to the Alaska Public Interest Research Group’s 31st annual Trouble in Toyland report. The survey of hazardous toys found that, despite recent