Massachusetts News

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Massachusetts House Passes the Children and Firefighters Protection Act

In a move which could soon lead to more protection for firefighters and families, and improved public health and safety for Massachusetts residents, a crucial bill moved through the House of Representatives and over to the Senate this week.  

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Massachusetts’ Climate Champion Wins Primary Race. Clean Water Action Congratulates Ed Markey

September 2, 2020

“Massachusetts voters have spoken: this moment in human history is the time to back and support our climate champions, not to sideline them."

Community leaders call on legislators to end environmental inequality at #LetUsBreathe justice town hall

May 5, 2020

Town hall speakers underscore dire circumstances facing at-risk communities during COVID-19 due to toxic air, compromised immune system, and lack of appropriate regulation from the State

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Toxic Flame Retardants

April 15, 2020

Learn about flame retardants, chemicals that are added to everyday products such as highchairs, car seats, nursing pads, upholstered furniture, carpet pads, nap mats, strollers, electronics (including toys) and many more common household products. Many flame retardants are hazardous to our health. Over time flame retardants escape from the products they are used in and get into the air and dust around us. 

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PFAS: The Forever Chemicals

April 14, 2020

Learn more about PFAS, a class of chemicals used to make products grease proof, water-proof, stick-proof, and stain-resistant. 

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Massachusetts Companies Among Most Improved for Making Major Chemical Safety Advances

November 19, 2019

A new report reveals that many of North America’s largest retail companies are embracing chemical safety policies to help protect consumers from toxic chemicals in products.