ACAT News & Updates

Nursing the Earth Back to Health: Personal and Policy Strategies for Preventing Breast Cancer

CHE-Alaska Teleconference, Wednesday, May 2, 2018

9:00 am – 10:00 am Alaska Time

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Join Catherine Dodd, PhD, RN for a discussion of the 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.

By |April 19th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Poison Papers: How an Activist Joined Forces with Investigative Journalists to Document the Hidden History of Herbicide Hazards

CHE-Alaska Teleconference, Wednesday April 25, 2018

9:00 am – 10:00 am Alaska Time (10:00 am Pacific; 1:00 pm Eastern)

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Join community activist Carol van Strum and investigative journalists Peter von Stackelberg and Eric Francis Coppolino to hear how they worked together on “The Poison Papers,” a project to create a searchable online archive inspired by Van Strum’s extraordinary collection of more than 6,000 documents about the chemical

By |April 9th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

When Your Mattress Makes You Sick . . .

The sad story of the “Mattress from Hell” and how you can avoid a similar fate (for you and other Alaskans)

Long-time ACAT supporter Mei Mei Evans recently shared her story of the “Mattress from Hell”:

“Six months ago, a new acquaintance mentioned that she worked in a mattress store and that it was usual to replace a mattress after ten years.  Her comment got me to thinking.  At that point, I’d had

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