New PFAS Test Results Reveal Water Contamination in Anchorage and Fairbanks

ACAT's testing shows 12 popular lakes in Anchorage and Fairbanks North Star Borough are polluted with toxic PFAS chemicals, which are linked with liver and kidney damage, reproductive and development harm, immune system impairment, and certain cancers PFAS was found in Anchorage lakes including DeLong Lake, Little Campbell Lake, Sand Lake, Sundi Lake, and Spenard

Career Opportunity: Media and Communications Manager

Summary Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT), an environmental health and justice research and advocacy organization, is seeking to hire a skilled, creative Media and Communications Manager who will lead the development and implementation of an effective communications and media strategy to advance the mission, vision, and campaigns of Alaska Community Action on Toxics. Role

Career Opportunity: Program Manager

Summary We are looking for an energetic and well-organized individual to help coordinate community education, outreach, and field research for our Protecting Future Generations project, a research and advocacy project with the purpose of assessing and preventing exposures to endocrine-disrupting chemicals on Sivuqaq (St. Lawrence Island).   Role and Responsibilities The successful candidate will have