Massachusetts Blog Posts

For 2017 highlights, look to Massachusetts

January 2, 2018

For those of us fighting for environmental protection in the United States, 2017 was not considered a banner year.  But if you look beneath the surface of the decimated, damage-doing EPA, you found

Dr. Hannah Gardner testifies on MA Disclosure of Toxic Chemicals Bill

MA Scientist Pushes for Transparency about Toxic Chemicals

December 27, 2017

In Massachusetts, Clean Water Action and the Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow are fighting to get toxic chemicals out of our environment, our homes and - yes, unfortunately - children's products.

Not Your Usual Detox: What It Was Like Learning I Am Toxic

December 14, 2017

This fall, I signed up for a detox.  It wasn’t what you’d expect, I haven’t been juicing, spending time in the sauna, exercising, or changing my diet.

Dying for Work: Ban Methylene Chloride!

November 30, 2017

What is your vision of a dream job? One in which you can come home from the job safe every day?

Holding TJX accountable for their failing score

Holding TJX accountable for their failing score

November 21, 2017

Last Tuesday, November 14th, Clean Water Action joined Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families in releasing the second annual Retailer Report Card. This report grades popular retail chains on how they address the problem of toxic chemicals, that can pose serious health threats, in the products they sell.

Retailer Report Card

Retailer Report Card Released with Failing Grades

November 14, 2017

A new Retailer Report Card from Mind the Store, a project of the Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families coalition, grades major retailers on actions they have taken to remove toxic products from their shelves.