Following months of public pressure, major home improvement retailer Lowe’s announced this morning that it would end sales by the end of this year of paint stripping products containing two toxic chemicals known as methylene chloride and N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP).
Dr. Sandra Steingraber reminded us there are times in history when defending our environment and public health is so critical that someone like the heroic government scientist Rachel Carson risks her own well-being to speak out. We are living through one of those times now.
Investigators have begun to answer a growing consumer concern: How are toxic chemicals called phthalates (THAL-eights) getting into cheese and other dairy products?
Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency has issued dramatically weakened chemical safety rules. And so we've joined two lawsuits challenging the Trump EPA.
As we wrap up our fifteenth year, we remain dedicated to the children and families of our home state of Maine while also expanding our reach nationwide. We’re moving people and partners to work for what’s good for everyone: health, jobs, and justice. Thanks to your support, we get it done.