The group that fought for (& won) Connecticut's BPA bans. Now running the CT Campaign for Toxic-Free Kids.

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SB126 – Vermont bill 

CT CHILDREN’S COMMITTEE RAISES BILL TO PROTECT KIDS FROM TOXIC CHEMICALS IN CONSUMER PRODUCTS 2/7/2014

Halloween Press Event 10/28/2013

COALITION RELEASES RESULTS OF NEW STUDY FINDING TOXIC CANCER-CAUSING CHEMICALS IN COUCHES, HOMES — 11/28/2012

LIEBERMAN PRAISED FOR CO-SPONSORING SAFE CHEMICALS ACT — 9/14/2012

COALITION FOR A SAFE AND HEALTHY CT SAYS NOW IS THE TIME TO REMOVE TOXIC CHEMICALS FROM CHILDREN’S PRODUCTS — 5/24/2012

ADVOCATES HAVE BIG FIGHT AHEAD As Toy Industry Association leads effort to keep toxics in children’s toys — 4/25/2012

Toxics Linked to Hormone Disruption and Asthma Found in Many Consumer Products — 3/13/2012

Two State Organizations Join in the Fight Against Toxic Chemicals — 2/13/2012

1-19-12 Press Event on Toxic Flame Retardants in Baby Products

New Report Finds BPA in Popular Canned Food — 11/15/11

CT Lawmakers and Advocates Point to Landmark BPA Ban as “A Good Starting Point to Broader Reform” — 9/30/11

CT Becomes First State to Ban Bisphenol-A From Thermal Paper Receipts: leads nation to protect citizens and workers from BPA — 6/8/11

State Senate Passes Ban on Thermal Receipts that Contain BPA — 6/7/11

Chemical Reform Legislation Introduced in DC Takes Cue from Connecticut to Protect Citizens from Toxics: “Safe Chemicals Act of 2011” Introduced in Senate — 4/18/11

Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Connecticut Announces 2011 Legislative Agenda — 1/19/11

New Study Finds Hormone-Disrupting Chemical BPA Rubs Off Onto Dollar Bills — 12/9/10

Institute Bill Becomes Law — 6/16/10

No Silver Lining: BPA in Canned Foods — 5/18/10

Chemical Restrictions Pass as Clock Strikes Midnight — 5/6/10

Environment Committee Tackles Toxic Chemicals — 3/15/10

Children’s Committee Approves Cadmium Restrictions — 3/12/10

The Health Case for Chemical Policy Reform — 1/21/10

Toxic Chemicals Found in CT Health Care Providers — 10-8-09

Testing Reveals Hazardous Chemicals in School Supplies, Pet Products, and More — 9-16-09

Governor Rell Signs Landmark Bisphenol-A Legislation — 6-4-09

House Passes Legislation to Phase Out Toxic Bisphenol-A — 4-29-09

Giant Bottle With A Big Message — 4/14/09

No More Toxic Tub — 3/12/09

Legislators Receive Message in a Bottle — 1/27/09

HealthyToys.org Rates Safety of Children’s Products –12/3/08

Toxic Toy Bill in Effect Today — 10/31/08

Safe Toy Legislation Signed into Law– 5/7/08

Legislators Briefed on Toxins in Childrens Products — 4/16/08

No More Toxic Toys Rally Draws Diverse Crowd, Legislators — 3/11/08

Environment Committee Holds Hearing on Chemicals of Concern — 3/3/08

Advocates Test Toys for Toxins — 2/19/08

Coalition Launches Legislative Campaign — 1/28/08

HealthyToys.org a New Resource for Parents — 1/4/08

Pollution Found in Five Connecticut Moms — 11/10/07

Lead Found in Lipstick — 10/9/07

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About the Coalition:

Mission:
Our mission is to correct the fundamental flaws in government policies that allow harm to our health and environment.

Our Goals:
1. Protect our health and our children, workers, communities and the environment
2. Support a Healthy State Economy
3. Enhance Security & Public Safety

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