ACAT News & Updates
Firefighters join movement to ban organohalogen flame retardants from household goods to protect health of firefighters and children
ACAT is working hard to make Alaska safer by eliminating organohalogen flame retardants from kids’ toys, furniture, upholstery and more. For one thing, they provide no fire safety benefit so there’s no reason for them to be in those products. But more importantly, they cause a whole range of serious health harms to firefighters and children
Podcast available: Disproportionate Exposures to Toxics: A Conversation with Environmental Justice Reporter Brian Bienkowski
CHE-Alaska Teleconference: Recorded June 13, 2018
Listen to the podcast with Brian Bienkowski, reporter and editor at Environmental Health News and the Daily Climate about how vulnerable communities across America bear a disproportionate burden of contamination from endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs).
Podcast Available: Nursing the Earth Back to Health: Personal and Policy Strategies for Preventing Breast Cancer
CHE-Alaska Teleconference, Recorded Wednesday, May 2, 2018
About the Call:
Catherine Dodd, PhD, RN discusses latest science on how environmental contaminants contribute to breast cancer risk and of healthy choices you can make to limit exposures. Find out what steps individuals, institutions, and communities can take to reduce the incidence of breast cancer.