A Safe and Healthy Connecticut

Clean Water Action coordinates the Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Connecticut, a diverse group united in efforts to reduce toxic chemicals in products that harm public health and our environment.  For more than ten years, we’ve led efforts in the state on toxic chemicals and passed landmark laws on BPA in baby bottles, infant formula containers, and other recyclable plastics, restricted cadmium in children’s jewelry, worked with state officials on state contracts that restrict toxic flame retardants in office furniture and school furniture and most recently passed a state ban on toxic PFAS chemicals in firefighting foam and food packaging.  

Clean Water Action's Connecticut Director Anne Hulick Speaking at a Press Conference

Clean Water Action Applauds Senator Blumenthal for Federal Funding to Address Toxic Chemicals

(Hartford, CT) Clean Water Action was proud to join Senator Blumenthal, agency officials, Windsor leaders and numerous allies to highlight federal infrastructure funding coming to Connecticut.

Baby with a toy in her mouth. Photo: Sze Fei Wong / iStock

What is the Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Connecticut?

Connecticut residents want to protect ourselves and those we love, preventing harm especially to babies and young children.

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New study indicates toxic chemicals used in take-out food packaging from popular food chains

Testing suggests toxic PFAS chemicals in packaging from McDonald’s “Big Mac” and Burger King’s “Whopper”

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