Protecting Our Health from Toxic Chemicals

Clean Water Action (CWA) and campaign partners are working on multiple fronts to create laws and policies that prevent harm to our health from toxic chemicals. Everyday we are exposed to harmful toxic chemicals that are linked to cancer, infertility, developmental delays and other health problems. CWA is a founding member of The Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow (AHT).

Let's Ban Toxic Flame Retardants Together-Write to your Legislator

Please contact your state legislators now and ask them to support An Act to protect children, families, and firefighters from harmful fla

Protecting our Health from Toxic Chemicals

From before we are born until the time we die, every one of us is repeatedly and regularly exposed to toxic chemicals that can seriously harm our health. Clean Water Action is working to protect families and workers by phasing out harmful chemicals in our products.

Mind the Store

Clean Water Action has partnered with Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families on the Mind the Store Campaign, to urge the nation’s top ten retailers to g

From We All Live Downstream

July 24, 2017

Today, I joined the Clean Water Action Boston team to pay a visit to a Star Market in Boston as a part of a national Mind the Store campaign week of action. While other large chain stores like Walmart and CVS have come to the table to implement policy that would phase out their products that contain toxic chemicals, Albertsons – the parent company of Star Market - has refused to do so.

Sperm photo - attributed to ScienceGenetics: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:06fertilizado.jpg
June 20, 2017

I waited until after Father’s Day to post this article because I didn’t want to rain on your “celebrating Dad” parade… but there’s something you should know: the sperm are in trouble.

MA Fallen Firefighters Memoral
April 19, 2017

On April 2nd, Massachusetts lost a great leader and champion of justice and environmental health, Senator Ken Donnelly.  Senator Donnelly was a firefighter of 37 years, former Secretary/Treasurer of the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts and the Senator from Massachusetts’ Fourth Middlesex District since 2009. He died of brain cancer.