States are leading the way to safer chemicals

31 states are considering 166 policies to protect people from toxic chemicals. 193 state policies have been adopted in 38 states.

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Steering the nation towards a healthier future.

For over a decade, Safer States has united state advocacy groups to pass common-sense policies that keep harmful chemicals out of our food, water, and air. Together, we are building a future in which everyone can count on safe products, clean water and healthy communities.

Opportunity before Congress to stop military use of toxic firefighting foam

June 25, 2019

Following the recent passage of state laws in Washington and Colorado that ban the sale of firefighting foams containing PFAS chemicals, Congress is now considering the issue as part of the military spending bill—the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

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