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  • Dollar Tree Customers Confront Executives At Shareholder Meeting Asking For Nontoxic Products - But Receive No Answers. Read the news release

  • Trump must not block efforts to prevent chemical disasters. Read the OpEd by Pamela Nixon featured on The Hill.

  • The Power of Collaboration for Environmental Health and Justice. Read about the power of our collaborative in this article by Carolyn Fine Friedman featured on Grantmakers In Health.

  • Public Health Campaign Says Dollar General's Illegal Hazardous Waste Treatment is Another Example of Careless Corporate Behavior Endangering Communities. Read the news release

  • EPA Administrator Pruitt Delays Safety Measures, Puts Workers and Fence-line Communities in Further Danger of Chemical Disasters. Read the news release. 

  • 25 EJ Groups Urge Congress: Don't Meddle with Chemical Plant Safety Improvements. Groups Say Congress will be Blamed if New Safety Updates are Blocked and Disaster Strikes. Read the news release here.

  • The Environmetal Justice Health Alliance for Chemical Policy Reform sends a letter to congressional leaders regarding the Risk Management Plan (RMP) rule and program. Read the letter here. 

  • Consumidores y grupos de salud llevan a cabo más de 65 reuniones con gerentes de tiendas y manifestaciones contra sustancias químicas toxicas encontradas en productos de dollar tree. Lee el comunicado de prensa.

  • Shoppers and Health Groups Hold Over 65 Store Manager Meetings and Demonstrations Against Toxic Chemicals Found in Dollar Tree Products. Read the press release

  • Researchers Develop Hazard Assessment for Nanomaterials: Analysis Uncovers Health and Environmental Hazards in Nanosilver Products Already on Store Shelves, Points to Haphazard Oversight and Regulation by EPA [Read the press release]

  • Coming Clean's groundbreaking hazard assessments for nanosilver were just published in the peer-reviewed scientific journal Environmental Health. Read the article here.

  • "The racism, sexism, income inequality and other oppressions that seemed to "win" the election have no place here, and we need to be even bolder in taking them on, together, as part of our grassroots, policy and market organizing strategies for environmental health and justice for all." Read more on our Facebook

  • "Turning up the Heat for Climate Change Solutions" read the blog post on the shortcomings of the CPP and RGGI by Michele Roberts. 

  • On August 16th, the Campaign for Healthier Solutions and allies met with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to press for action on toxic chemicals found in products purchased from ‘dollar stores’. Read the news release.

  • Dollar Tree Offers ‘Copy and Paste’ Sustainability Report, Shows No Progress on Chemical Safety. [Read the news release]

  • On July 15-16 Coming Clean and the Environmental Justice Health Alliance hosted a Clean Power Plan Training event in collaboration with the Building Equity and Alignment for Impact and the Delaware Concerned Residents for Enivronmental Justice. Watch a video of the training here. 

  • EPA should do more to prevent chemical disasters that threaten local economies; read the Op-Ed by American Sustainable Business Council Co-Founder and Coming Clean member David Levine.

  • Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights, Dallas: This is Why We Do What We Do a heartfelt post by Coming Clean Co-Director, Elizabeth Crowe. 

  • When It Comes To Protecting Public Health From Toxic Chemicals, TSCA Reform Leaves Much Unfinished Business: read the full press release

  • Coming Clean is currently hiring a Financial Manager! See the job description for more information.