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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

International Mercury Convention – Lessons from Minamata

Environmental Health and the Minamata Convention on Mercury October 15, 2013, By Maricarmen Cruz-Guilloty, Environmental Health and Justice Coordinator, Alaska Community Action on Toxics, on her recent experience working on the new international mercury convention. Original blog posted on Vermont Law School's blog: Environmental Health - Putting together the law, policy, and science of pollution and human health.