ACAT News & Updates

State of the Science: Children’s Environmental Health in Alaska and the Circumpolar North

CHE-Alaska Teleconference: Wednesday, January 31, 2018

9:00 AM Alaska Time (10:00 am Pacific; Noon Central; 1:00 pm Eastern)

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About the call:

Children in Alaska and the Circumpolar North experience disproportionate exposures to toxic chemicals that may have long-term negative health consequences, such as neurodevelopmental effects, cancer, birth defects, metabolic disorders, and compromised immune systems. Join this call to hear a summary

By |January 21st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join ACAT for Movie Night on Martin Luther King Jr. Day!

“Toxic Hot Seat” Film Screening
January 15, 6:00 pm at the 49th State Brewing Company

 

Flame retardant chemicals are silent culprits killing Americans across the nation and people all over the world. It’s in our mattresses, sofas, children’s toys, and even pajamas. Now it’s polluting our air, water, and soil.

With the upcoming legislative session on

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Healthy Babies Bright Futures and ACAT Release Report on Dangers of Arsenic in Infant Rice Cereal

ACAT partnered with Healthy Babies Bright Futures to study arsenic in rice baby cereal. The report exposing the dangers of arsenic contamination for babies’ brains was issued today.

The New York Times covered the story this morning.

Find the press release here.

Find the report here.

Find tips to protect your family here and in Spanish here.

Sign the petition to Gerber here.

Press Release – Arsenic Repor tWEB

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