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Safer Sofas

Toxic flame retardant chemicals are no longer needed in home products made with polyurethane foam—but a new report shows that while many companies are making sure their products are free of toxic flame retardants, others are lagging behind.

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Empowering Clean Energy Communities

Connecticut has a great way to connect skilled volunteers and residents to local energy planning and policy efforts: the Clean Energy Task Force. There are more than 60 task forces across the state.

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Solar for All – Building for Breakthrough

Community shared renewables – continues to stall. But we're changing that.

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Children's Health Month Ends Today, but Our Work Continues

October 31, 2016

This blog post is by a member of the Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Connecticut.

October is Children's Health Month and what we do to the environment impacts children’s health.

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States continue to lead the way to drive safer chemical policies and corporate practices

August 9, 2016

As a nurse, I worry a lot about the growing body of research linking exposure to toxic chemicals in products we use every day, with the rising incidence of disease.

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Legislative Session 2016: Building Momentum and Making Gains in CT!

May 10, 2016

This short 2016 legislative session has been amazing, exhausting, productive, and heart-breaking all at once.