Flame retardants prompt historic vote on Safe Chemicals Act

Flame retardants have emerged as the poster child for how our current system of managing chemicals is failing. As a direct result, tomorrow morning the Safe Chemicals Act is scheduled to be voted on for the very first time.

TSCA reform advocates meet with White House officials (Greenwire, 5/19/2011)

The Breast Cancer Fund’s Nancy Buermeyer handed 73,000 petition signatures to the White House this morning, all asking the President to make prevention a key component of our national cancer strategy.

New bill will overhaul federal chemical policy

Aren’t you tired of having to worry about which products in your home are safe and which ones may contain toxic chemicals? So are we. That’s why we’re thrilled to support legislation introduced today.

Congress takes on chemical safety

Congress is finally going to take a serious crack at reforming the totally outdated and broken system of chemical regulation at the Environmental Protection Agency. After years of hard work by a coalition of environmental health organizations including the Breast Cancer Fund…