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Minnesota ban on triclosan creates ripple effect

Note from Lindsay: I had the privilege of working with Senator John Marty when I worked for Healthy Legacy in Minnesota. He is smart, tenacious and unapologetic in his quest to protect public health and the environment. He, along with Rep. Karen Clark, just passed the nation’s first ban on the toxic chemical triclosan. This piece has been […]

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Toxic Chemicals Are Legally Allowed in Your Consumer Products

Some of you know me for my work (by day) on toxic chemicals. I work for the nation’s largest environmental health coalition called Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families. We’re working to protect American families from toxic chemicals. When most people think of toxic chemicals, an image similar to the one above comes to mind. Drums of […]

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Clean Up Indoor Air Pollution

Exposure to air pollution – whether indoors or out – harms children’s cognitive development. Specifically, it reduces intelligence.” – Sandra Steingraber, biologist, author, advocate We’ve found that toxic chemicals are ending up in our homes and work environments. Since we spend most of our time indoors, it’s important to take a few simple steps to […]

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EPA report shows Pebble Mine would create significant harm to salmon

I love salmon. Every time I take a bite into salmon I’m reminded of the amazing nutrients, healthy fats and nourishment we get from this beautiful planet. There is no “environment out there,” we are the environment. The health of the food we eat is intimately linked to the health of our bodies. Salmon has […]

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