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Job Opportunity with ACAT: Work for Environmental & Social Justice – Canvassers wanted!

Canvasser Job Description (PDF)

Do you have a knowledge of and a passion for environmental and social justice issues? We are seeking committed people in Anchorage to work on our voter engagement campaign. As a canvasser for ACAT you’ll get an inside understanding of the fight for environmental justice. ACAT canvassers will work in our office located in Anchorage. This position is temporary, October 15 – November 6, 2018.

By |September 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Podcast Available – Proposed Donlin Mine: Contamination Concerns and Threats to Clean Air, Clean Water, and Clean Food

CHE-Alaska Teleconference:  Recorded September 12, 2018 

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If developed, the proposed Donlin Gold open-pit mine in Alaska would be one of the biggest in the world. The mine would impact 3,500 acres of wetlands in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. Blasting and processing of the ore will release substantial amounts of mercury into the air and water. The area is home to more than a dozen small Native villages that rely

By |September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Podcast Available – Proposed Donlin Mine: Contamination Concerns and Threats to Clean Air, Clean Water, and Clean Food

Podcast available: PFAS Contaminated Drinking Water in the U.S: A Look at the Extent of Contamination, the Failure of the EPA, and the Success of Community Action

CHE-Alaska Teleconference, Recorded, August 1, 2018

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David Andrews presentation slides (PDF)

Shaina Kasper presentation slides (PDF)

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A new Environmental Working Group (EWG) analysis shows that more than 1,500 drinking water systems across the country are likely contaminated with the nonstick chemicals PFOA, PFOS, and similar fluorine-based chemicals. According to the report, up to 110 million Americans could have PFAS-contaminated drinking water. PFAS chemicals

By |July 24th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Podcast available: PFAS Contaminated Drinking Water in the U.S: A Look at the Extent of Contamination, the Failure of the EPA, and the Success of Community Action