2013 News

Children’s Furniture Contains Harmful Flame Retardant Chemicals

11/20/13 New Release: Playing on Poison Children’s Furniture Contains Harmful Flame Retardant Chemicals Popular characters hide toxic chemicals in foam in kids’ furniture –exposure may cause health problems for our children November 20, 2013, Anchorage, Alaska – Independent testing found flame retardants in foam furniture for children purchased in 13 states and in Canada, including

Playing on Poisons

Playing on Poisons-Harmful Flame Retardants in Furniture for Children ACAT News Release | ACAT Publications | More information | National Alliance for Toxic-Free Fire Safety Alaska Community Action on Toxics participated in a nationwide testing and report with Center for the Environmental Health (CEH) on toxics found in common furniture products made for children. We purchased a Spiderman

St. Lawrence Island is facing a traditional food crisis & economic disaster

UPDATE: The city of Savoonga states the average monthly household utility costs range from $1685-$2165!$650-780, gas $600-900, stove heating oil $350-400, electricity $85, water & sewer = $1685-2165 a month just in utilities! No State Aid In Sight For St. Lawrence Island Communities After Disaster Declaration, By Laureli Kinneen, KNOM - Nome | September 17, 2013 - 5:40 pm