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How You Can Help Reduce the Use of 100 Million Pounds of Toxics

August 7, 2009
They say an ounce of prevention equals a pound of cure. I wonder what the prevention of 100 million pounds of toxic pollution equals? Can you put a price on not releasing toxics into the environment? Eliminating the need for future clean up? Eliminating the impacts these toxic substances may have...

CA Moms, Help Us Rid Children's Products of BPA!

August 5, 2009
With a looming budget deficit and a staggering $15.5 billion in proposed budget cuts, California's children have lost in a big way. But there is something -- even if that something seems small right now -- that we can do. We can protect our children from the toxicity of bisphenol A (BPA), a toxic...
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Protect our Kids from Toxic Chemicals!

July 30, 2009
Want to say goodbye to those ever increasing parental worries about toxic chemicals used in everything from sunblock to beach balls, and even canned peaches? So do we! We're sick and tired of reading report after report about dangers associated with the products we use everyday: Biphenol-A (BPA) in...
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80,000 Chemicals in Everyday Products, But Who's Counting (No one)

July 28, 2009
How many chemicals are in everyday products? How much of them do we make every year? What could they do to the environment and health? No one knows and no one's really trying to find out, but we can put an end to the idiocy.

Building a Healthier World for Our Families

July 22, 2009
Want to say goodbye to those ever increasing parental worries about toxic chemicals? So do we! We're sick and tired of reading report after report about dangers associated with the products we use everyday. MomsRising has joined a growing movement of workers, scientists, fertility experts, and...
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California Doctors Reject BPA Findings

July 16, 2009
UPDATE: There were some questions on my diary at Daily Kos as to the science that was presented. Research had been released by California Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment . The scientists presented their evidence before the "science advisory board's...
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The REAL Opt-Out Revolution

July 8, 2009
From Your Woman In Washington Written by MOTHERS volunteer Kelly Coyle DiNorcia (ahimsamama.blogspot.com) I recently took a ride down to Princeton, NJ to see a talk given by a woman named Shannon Hayes. It was about what she calls Radical Homemaking, or Enlightened Homemaking. Radical Homemakers...
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California Fire Retardant Bill Watered Down

July 8, 2009
Today I was in Sacramento testifying in support of a bill that would help eliminate flame retardants from baby and toddler products. The good news is the bill survived the business and professions committee and is off to the Assembly appropriations committee. The bad news is it was watered down a...
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Action Day: Let's De-Tox Baby Products

July 6, 2009
Quick Note: Please check us out at Daily Kos and "recommend" our diary! Last week Senate Bill 772 , a California bill that would stop a de facto requirement for toxic chemicals in the foam of children’s furniture and baby products, barely made it out of the Assembly environmental committee. The...
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Declare Your Independence From Toxic Chemicals!

July 4, 2009
This July 4, MomsRising is urging our members to declare independence from toxic chemicals and become part of the Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families campaign! At MomsRising, we hear from members all the time who are deeply concerned about dangerous chemicals in the environment and in the products we...
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