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PFAS - Forever Chemicals in our Food Packaging

PFAS is a dirty word, as one Texas airport executive recently told our Volenteer Monique Eckelmann.  Perhaps more than a dirty word, since even the FDA has acknowledged that there is scientific evidence that it causes serious health conditions. What is McDonald's doing to keep us safe? 

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Luke Metzger
Executive Director

Protecting 30 percent of our land and water by 2030 will take a multitude of smaller victories, precisely like this one.

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John Rumpler
Senior Director, Clean Water for America Campaign and Senior Attorney

There is still time for the EPA reverse course on the Lead and Copper Rule - and stop the widespread contamination of our drinking water.

In the past couple weeks, there has been speculation that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will soon finalize its update to the nation’s regulation on lead in drinking water, known as the Lead & Copper Rule. Indeed, the agency has sent the rule over to the White House for final review. 

So, here is my urgent plea to the Trump administration: don’t do it.

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Catherine Fraser
Clean Air Associate

A coal-fired power plant south of Houston wants to renew its permit to pollute and local residents are saying enough is enough. 

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Catherine Fraser
Clean Air Associate

Refineries and chemical plants along the Gulf Coast are shutting down ahead of Hurricane Laura’s landfall. These shutdown events, however, often are significant pollution events.