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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,

Anchorage Assembly Approves Landmark Ban on Flame Retardants in Consumer Products

Four classes of ineffective, toxic flame retardant chemicals are banned from furniture, mattresses, and juvenile products Persistence of ACAT's supporters and partners invaluable in winning this protection for  firefighters' and children's health With a unanimous vote, the Anchorage Assembly passed  Assembly Ordinance 2019-15(S), which prohibits certain consumer products containing flame retardant chemicals, at the March

Protect our children, firefighters, and families from toxic flame retardants!

Let's get the Toxic-Free Children Ordinance past the finish line! While fire safety is critical, the flame retardant chemicals used in children’s toys and upholstered furniture cause more harm than good. The class of flame retardant chemicals are ineffective, make fires more dangerous, and are harmful to our health. Many of these chemicals are not