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ReThink Disposable for Local Governments

March 18, 2016

Currently, ReThink Disposable is active in eight Bay Area jurisdictions.

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ReThink Disposable Partners & Funders

March 17, 2016

ReThink Disposable would not be possible without our funders and partners.

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Public Right to Know

March 17, 2016

The first step in protecting our environment, our health, and our safety is knowing what we are being exposed to. Promoting the public’s “right to know” is central to Clean Water Action’s mission.

TCP in California's Drinking Water

March 16, 2016

Because pesticides are meant to kill living organisms, they are by their nature, toxic. However one chemical — 1,2,3-TCP, or Trichloropropane — was particularly toxic to humans and persistent in the environment.

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Threats to Safe Drinking Water In California

March 16, 2016

Four of the most common chemical threats to California's drinking water: Nitrates; Hexavalent Chromium; 1,2,3-TCP; and Perchlorate.

Chemical Policy Reform

March 16, 2016

Did you know that there are approximately 80,000 chemicals in commercial use but that in the U.S. little toxicity information is required to bring a chemical or product containing chemicals to market?