ACAT News & Updates
Podcast Available: Threats to Drinking Water and Public Health in Alaska: The Scope of the PFAS Problem, Consequences of Regulatory Inaction, and Recommendations
CHE-Alaska Teleconference: Recorded October 16, 2019
On this call, ACAT staff discussed key findings and recommendations of our new report, detailing how decades of use of PFAS-containing firefighting foams has contaminated water in Alaska. As of September 2019, more than 100 individual PFAS source areas had been identified at nearly 30 locations across Alaska.
New Investigative Report from Alaska Community Action on Toxics: Threats to Drinking Water and Public Health in Alaska
The Scope of the PFAS Contamination Problem, Consequences of Regulatory Inaction, and Recommendations
Citizen Groups and Alaska Community Action on Toxics Hold Press Conference to Release New Investigative Report on Drinking Water Contamination in Alaska
Anchorage – The Alaska PFAS Action Coalition (APAC), Gustavus PFAS Action Coalition, and Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT) will hold a news conference Wednesday, September 25th at the Lakefront Anchorage Hotel 4800 at Spenard Rd. at 12:00pm.
The groups will release an investigative report identifying the discovery
Breast cancer experts coming to Alaska to empower young people to prevent cancer and protect their health
Karuna Jaggar, Breast Cancer Action, Executive Director, and Dr. Yamini Ranchod, Breast Cancer Action, Board Member, will be featured speakers for Alaska Community Action on Toxics’ (ACAT) annual lecture series on breast cancer prevention to bring a discussion focused on prevention at a young age.
Once a disease almost exclusively found in older people, cancer is now