ACAT News & Updates

Jamming for Justice – “Your help urgently needed!”

Please come! ACAT is celebrating its 20th Anniversary and we’re having a party 

Yes, we’re asking for your help again. But this time it’s a little bit different. We’re having a party and we want you to be there to help us celebrate ACAT’s 20th Anniversary. It just won’t be the same without you. After all, you and the other champions of environmental health and justice are the reason ACAT exists. All our victories

By |August 26th, 2017|Categories: Home Posts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Jamming for Justice – “Your help urgently needed!”

Take action! A well-funded EPA means healthy children and strong communities

If you believe Alaska’s children deserve clean drinking water and clean air to breathe . . . now is the time to stand up and take action!

The President has proposed a 31% cut to the budget of the Environmental Protection Agency. If these cuts are approved, no one stands to lose more than Alaskans.

Without your voice, we could lose:

  • Protections for the most vulnerable Alaskans, especially pregnant women, children, and people
By |August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Take action! A well-funded EPA means healthy children and strong communities

ACAT and friends challenge new EPA regulations weakened by Trump Administration

New rules will make it harder to protect public health from harm caused by toxic chemicals

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is making good on the President’s promise to dismantle EPA and its protections for American families and workers. He quickly appointed several high-ranking employees of the American Chemistry Council, including Nancy Beck, whom he put in charge of the section responsible for implementing the bi-partisan reforms of our country’s toxic chemicals law passed in

By |August 14th, 2017|Categories: Home Posts, News Releases|Comments Off on ACAT and friends challenge new EPA regulations weakened by Trump Administration

Chickaloon Hosts Indigenous Peoples’ Salmon Conference

Gathering of Indigenous People from the Arctic, North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Pacific Issues “Salmon Declaration”

Last weekend people from Alaska and the world came together in Chickaloon for the Second Indigenous Peoples’ International Gathering to Honor, Protect and Defend the Salmon. ACAT sent several representatives.

The Salmon Declaration that emerged from the gathering is powerful. Please take a few minutes to read it here: Salmon Declaration August 5 2017

By |August 11th, 2017|Categories: Home Posts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Chickaloon Hosts Indigenous Peoples’ Salmon Conference

ACAT Hiring NOW! Phone canvassers needed

If you like talking with people and you want to change the world, we’ve got a job for you! 

ACAT is looking for the right people for our team of phone canvassers. The canvass runs from December 11 through December 21. If you want to join ACAT’s team, please follow the link to find the job description and instructions for

By |August 10th, 2017|Categories: Home Posts, Job Opportunities|Comments Off on ACAT Hiring NOW! Phone canvassers needed

The Future of Public Health Under President Trump: How Sidelining Science Threatens Vulnerable Communities and Children

CHE-Alaska call

Tuesday, August 15, 2017, 9:00 am Alaska Time (10:00 am Pacific; 1:00 pm Eastern)

Dr. Juan Declet-Barreto Presentation slides (PDF)

Dr. Frederica Perera Presentation slides (PDF)

Sign up for this call

About the Call:

Join Juan Declet-Barreto & Dr. Frederica Perera, for a discussion of how the Trump Administration is sidelining science, why we should be

By |August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Future of Public Health Under President Trump: How Sidelining Science Threatens Vulnerable Communities and Children