When states step up and pass policies, it changes what's on store shelves — for the better.
Massive industry groups including the American Chemistry Council and Toy Industry Association make it their business to oppose state environmental health efforts.
A network of state laws are demanding information for consumers, and protecting our most vulnerable from the worst toxic hazards. But when partisan politics and industry influence get in the way of legislative action, state leaders find other ways to protect citizens. Many pieces are coming together to create a safer, healthier nation.
Our nation’s ineffective chemical policy has perpetuated major gaps in our knowledge of toxic chemicals, including when, where and how much we are exposed. New studies are revealing the pervasiveness of toxins in everyday products, how they build up in our bodies, and what we can do to increase our knowledge and safety.