Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) introduced a landmark bill today—the Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2019—the only federal cosmetic safety legislation that would immediately ban more than a Continue Reading →
WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) is one of several organizations that have joined forces to sue the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in federal court for failing Continue Reading →
After a three-year campaign, Harlem-based WE ACT for Environmental Justice and the more than 180 other organizations that comprise the NY Renews coalition are celebrating the New York State Climate Continue Reading →
As WE ACT for Environmental Justice’s staff and members met with New York State legislators in Albany, New York to discuss four legislative priorities regarding toxic chemicals in everything from Continue Reading →
Congressman A. Donald McEachin (D-VA), co-chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Energy, Environment and Agriculture Task Force, in partnership with Harlem-based WE ACT for Environmental Justice.
New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia today released the City’s Roadmap to Eliminating Childhood Lead Exposure.
Seven cancer causing-chemicals used as an artificial flavoring in a variety of food and beverage products have been banned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) thanks to legal Continue Reading →
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