Connecticut Blog Posts

Asking Shaw's to carry safer products

Holding Markets Accountable for the Products on Their Shelves

July 28, 2017

I’ve always been concerned about toxic chemicals in products and tried as much as possible to stay away from things that I know are likely to have harmful chemicals in them—like canned food, cleane

Delivering a Thank You letter to Gov. Malloy

Clean Energy is Essential for Public Health

July 12, 2017

Normally nurses don't get involved in energy policy, but here in Connecticut, the Connecticut Nurses' Association (CNA) recognizes that nurses are key advocates for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and promoting more renewable energy.

Senator Blumenthal Paris Accord Event - June 2017

Calling All Local Leaders

June 22, 2017

“Climate change denial is self-destructive, and America is made a lesser nation by doing this. America will regret this.”

At the Salon Event

Aveda - Partnering to Protect Clean Water

May 11, 2017

I love the work we do at Clean Water Action- protecting waters and put drinking water first, protecting health by reducing exposure to toxic chemicals and protecting our environment by promoting renewable energy. Aligning with corporate partners like Aveda, who share our mission and do amazing work worldwide to protect water and produce sustainable products derived from plants makes our work even better! 

3 Things I Learned Just by Showing Up

April 20, 2017

On March 31st this year, Clean Water Action and the Coalition for a Safe and Healthy CT, an advocacy group that aims to protect our children from toxic chemicals, held a press event to voice concer

A picture of Little Tuscarora Creek in Frederick County. The banks are slightly eroded.  Several mature trees are leaning over toward the water on the left, while newly-planted trees are on the right.

Protect EPA

March 22, 2017

In the 1970s, 88% of American children had elevated levels of lead in their blood. Today that number is less than 1%.  Bald eagles, once nearly extinct, have made a dramatic comeback.  The US has cut air pollution 70% while our economy has tripled.