A Safe and Healthy Connecticut

Clean Water campaigns statewide and locally to reduce and eliminate toxic chemical exposures in our everyday lives - in buildings, schools, and workplaces, air, water and food, and in consumer products.

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Lawmakers and Advocates Urge Ban of Toxic Chemical Flame Retardants From Products That Expose Children

Studies Show These Chemicals Don’t Provide Fire Safety Benefit and are Highly Toxic

 

Pushing for safer chemicals at Shaw's Market

The Fight for Safer Chemicals - July 2016

Despite public outcry against BPA, a recent report showed that 67% of the nearly 200 canned food items collected in 19 states (including CT) and 1 Canadian province had BPA-based epoxy in the lining and/or lid of the can! 

The Fight for Safer Chemicals - May 2015

In this issue: Mind the Store, reducing toxic chemicals in state purchasing, and more.

From We All Live Downstream

Rubber crumb artificial turf
January 31, 2018

This guest blog by Louis W. Burch, CT Program Director, Citizens Campaign for the Environment, covers the health risks from exposure to recycled tire rubber.

December 5, 2017

It was a chilly fall day in Connecticut but that didn’t stop Clean Water Action staff and other members of the Coalition for a Safe and Healthy CT from visiting four major retailers on November 14th to help co-release the second Mind the Store Retailer Report Card Who’s Minding the Store? — A Report Card on Retailer Actions to Eliminate Toxic Chemicals.

Retailer Report Card
November 14, 2017

A new Retailer Report Card from Mind the Store, a project of the Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families coalition, grades major retailers on actions they have taken to remove toxic products from their shelves.