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paint stripper / photo: flickr.com/photos/89119745@N00 (CC BY 2.0)

Safer alternatives to dangerous toxic paint strippers are readily available—but we need the EPA to take action.

Senator Markey (D-MA) and the Wheel of Giveaways. Screenshot from CSPAN

Big polluters and their friends in Congress are pushing an extreme agenda to rollback vital laws, regulations, and funding that protect clean water, reduce air pollution, and fight climate change.

Pumpjacks with a methane flare in the background. Photo credit: Leonid Ikan / Shutterstock

Send a message to your Senators today. Tell them to reject the CRA Resolution to repeal the BLM Methane and Natural Gas Waste Rule.

Send a message to the Senate about Scott Pruitt

The Senate approved Scott Pruitt's nomination to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in a nearly party-line vote.

Scott Pruitt is a reckless choice to lead EPA.

Throughout his career he has consistently put the interests of corporate polluters and campaign donors before public health.

Take action to protect trees / photo: Century Tree at Texas A&M, flickr.com/derekbruff (CC BY-NC 2.0)

More than 50 cities in Texas from all across the political spectrum have ordinances in place to protect older, larger trees. But these ordinances are under attack from the legislature.

Waste_Plastic_National_Pile. Photo: Mikadun / Shutterstock

Recycling here in Rhode Island is mediocre at best. In 2015, our municipal recycling rate hovered around 25% -- an unimpressive figure when compared to other states. And commercial recycling rates are even lower.

Amazon boxes / photo: flickr.com/121483302@N02 (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Amazon received an “F” grade in the recent Mind the Store Retailer Report Card for failing to take actions to protect shoppers from toxic chemicals. Let Amazon know an “F” isn’t acceptable by sending your message today.

A baby in a blanket / photo: istock lostinbids

In 2015 Minnesota banned four toxic flame retardants but our work isn’t done. Ask your legislators to stand with families and firefighters today.

A child at a playground using waste tire mulch

Thousands of playgrounds across the U.S. use shredded tire mulch under outdoor play equipment and crumb rubber as infill on synthetic turf fields, including many Minnesota public playgrounds and parks.