ACAT News & Updates

Spraying for Spruce Bark Beetle & ACAT’s Carbaryl Fact Sheet

Spruce bark beetle continue to damage and kill spruce trees around the Anchorage bowl and across Southcentral Alaska. The question often asked is, what if anything can one do about it? Or perhaps, what SHOULDN’T we do about it. Many commercial companies use pesticide sprays and root drenches that contain carbaryl, a chemical known to be toxic to humans, aquatic life, and pollinators.

ACAT wrote a fact sheet on carbaryl and its effects

By |May 12th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Spraying for Spruce Bark Beetle & ACAT’s Carbaryl Fact Sheet

Campaign to Protect Alaskans’ Drinking Water from PFAS Ramps Up

At least a dozen Alaskan communities have PFAS-contaminated drinking water . . . and Gov. Dunleavy has refused to help

Read Pam Miller’s Op-Ed in the Juneau Empire to learn more about how ACAT is helping Alaskans with toxic PFAS in their drinking water and the legislation that would begin to address the problem.

Op-Ed in Juneau Empire–What the future holds for Alaskan families dealing with toxic PFAS in drinking water 4-30-20

 

 

By |April 30th, 2020|Categories: Home Posts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Campaign to Protect Alaskans’ Drinking Water from PFAS Ramps Up

No Free Passes for Polluters!

Alaska Community Action on Toxics and 150 other groups call on EPA and Congress to protect communities and workers and end the “free pass to pollute” during the coronavirus pandemic

Alaska Community Action on Toxics and 150 other groups are calling on EPA and Congress to protect communities and workers and reverse EPA’s ill-considered decision to suspend enforcement of environmental laws during the coronavirus pandemic.

Pamela Miller, Executive Director of ACAT said: “EPA’s decision to suspend enforcement is unconscionable. The agency is

By |April 29th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on No Free Passes for Polluters!