Legislative/Policy News

Biden administration moves to curtail toxic ‘forever chemicals’

“This is a really bold set of actions for a big problem,” EPA Administrator Michael Regan said, even as some advocates remain wary. According to the Washington Post, The Biden administration moved Monday to regulate a group of long-lasting, human-made chemicals that pose health risks to millions of Americans, even as they continue to be … Read more

Testimonial to Joint Committee on Public Health 10/7/21

Poster for our campaign to Ban PFAS in Food Packaging

Senator Joanne M. Comerford, ChairRepresentative Marjorie C. Decker, ChairSenator Susan L. Moran, Vice ChairRepresentative Brian W. Murray, Vice Chair Re: Support for H.2348, an Act to ban the use of PFAS in food packaging and S.1494, an Act relative to chemicals in food packaging Dear Chair Comerford, Chair Decker, and members of the Joint Committee … Read more

Support Massachusetts Children & Firefighters

Massachusetts Children & Firefighters Need Your Support! Bill H.5024, An Act to Protect Children, Families, and Firefighters from Harmful Flame Retardants is sitting on Governor Baker’s desk awaiting his signature. After 8 years of hearings and testimonies, the Massachusetts House and Senate voted on New Year’s Day to pass H.5024, a bill which bans 11 … Read more