Health officials across the country, including in Washington state, have discovered certain firefighting foams are contaminating drinking water with cancer-causing #PFAS chemicals. Firefighters are at risk of exposure too when they use the harmful foam. That’s why efforts are underway in the legislature to ban these chemicals in firefighting foams. It’s time we protect our water and our firefighters and get #PFAS out of firefighting foam! Washington State Council of Fire Fighters... See MoreSee Less
Extremely persistent and cancer-causing chemicals called PFAS chemicals are used in firefighting foam and gear. They are contaminating drinking water and threatening firefighter health. The “Virtual...
ACTION NEEDED: The legislative session is a short session this year which means we need you to email your legislators NOW urging them to support the Healthy Food Packaging Act that gets harmful nonstick PFAS chemicals out of our food packaging! Let’s make sure our voices are heard this session! ... See MoreSee Less
New report finds cash register receipts continue to contain hormone-disrupting chemicals BPA and BPS. In Washington state, PCC Community Markets has already switched to receipts made without these harmful chemicals, protecting workers and customers! We need more retailers to take the lead & get rid of toxic receipts! ... See MoreSee Less
The first week of the 2018 state legislative session is almost under our belts! Whew! TFF Campaign Organizer Carina Wells was busy in Olympia talking with legislators about getting nonstick chemicals out of our food and water. Carina and our partners at Earth Ministry stopped by Rep. Joan McBride's office, the sponsor of the Healthy Food Packaging Act, to thank her for being an environmental health champion. ... See MoreSee Less