ACAT News & Updates

ACAT Is Hiring: This Could Definitely Be Your Dream Job!

As ACAT’s Canvass Coordinator, You’ll Be Changing the World

If you care about environmental, reproductive, and social justice, we’ve got the job for you! Join ACAT’s team as our Canvass Coordinator to make some change and some money. You’ll be working with awesome co-workers who share your passion.

Part-time temporary job (Aug. 15 – Dec 15, approximately 25 hrs. per week). $19 an hour.

For job description and how to apply, click here. Apply now!

 

By |August 5th, 2019|Categories: Home Posts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ACAT Is Hiring: This Could Definitely Be Your Dream Job!

Podcast Available – Plastic & Health: The Hidden Costs of a Plastic Planet

CHE-Alaska Teleconference: Recorded June 27, 2019

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Guest presenters David Azoulay (CIEL) and Sirine Rached (GAIA) discuss findings and recommendations from Plastic & Health, a report that brings together research on the distinct toxic risks plastic poses to human health at every stage of the plastic lifecycle — from extraction of fossil fuels, to consumer use, to disposal and beyond. Our guests also

By |June 27th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Podcast Available – Plastic & Health: The Hidden Costs of a Plastic Planet

Communities Tell EPA: Proposed PFAS Policy Not Protective of Infant Health

EPA relies on discredited lifetime health advisory of 70 ppt; federal scientists recommend 11 ppt

Alaska Community Action on Toxics joined more than 40 groups from communities across the country with toxic PFAS contamination in their drinking water and groundwater in a unified statement today criticizing EPA’s proposed cleanup goals as not protective of public health, especially for infants and young children.

“The Agency’s proposal is not protective of human health

By |June 10th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Communities Tell EPA: Proposed PFAS Policy Not Protective of Infant Health