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2013 Highlights

Thanks to you we’ve had a wonderful year fighting for safer chemicals! With your support we were able to: Bring your voice to the conversation about reforming our toxic chemical laws Take Action for MEANINGFUL and REAL reform of our toxic chemical laws at the state, national, and federal level Educate citizens about ways to

Environmental Injustice in the Arctic

This article was originally prepared by request for Physicians for Social Responsibility's Environmental Health Policy Institute, November 29, 2013. (pdf version) By Pamela K. Miller, Executive Director, Alaska Community Action on Toxics Environmental Injustice in the Arctic: Toxic Flame Retardants Threaten Human Health “How could the Arctic, seemingly untouched by contemporary ills, so innocent, so primitive,

St. Lawrence Island is facing a traditional food crisis & economic disaster

UPDATE: The city of Savoonga states the average monthly household utility costs range from $1685-$2165!$650-780, gas $600-900, stove heating oil $350-400, electricity $85, water & sewer = $1685-2165 a month just in utilities! No State Aid In Sight For St. Lawrence Island Communities After Disaster Declaration, By Laureli Kinneen, KNOM - Nome | September 17, 2013 - 5:40 pm