Great article on Washington state moving forward to test drinking water for unsafe levels of toxic PFAS chemicals. It's the first step in protecting residents from these cancer-causing chemicals. But the state also needs the Trump Administration to release critical health data on #PFAS. Thank you Senator Patty Murray & Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers for asking this data be released to the public. ... See MoreSee Less
The state proposes to test for chemicals now undergoing a federal toxicity review that has drawn the attention of the Trump White House, where one staffer is concerned the findings create “a potenti...
Another call for the EPA to release a study on the health implications of toxic nonstick PFAS chemicals. We agree! States and local communities dealing with contaminated drinking water and other PFAS problems have a right-to-know if levels of these chemicals in their communities are unsafe! Safer States ... See MoreSee Less
Only 4.4% of Washington kids have had their blood lead levels tested by age 6. We're teaming up Living Well Kent, Somali Health Board, Being Empowered Thru Supported Transition (BEST), Horn of Africa Services, JMA Group, & Public Health - Seattle & King County to change this & reduce lead exposures, especially in communities disproportionately impacted by lead. ... See MoreSee Less
WOW. The Trump Administration won't release a government study on toxic nonstick #PFAS chemicals for fear it would create a "public relations nightmare". This study needs to be released NOW! Communities with contaminated drinking water & state health officials dealing with this nonstick nightmare deserve to see and evaluate the study ASAP. EPA should protect health and environment, not the chemical industry. ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you to those of you who gave a gift yesterday through the Seattle Foundation's annual GiveBIG event. Because of your generosity, we were able to raise a total of $32,971.12 to tackle dangerous chemicals in drinking water, food, and consumer products! ... See MoreSee Less