Sara Moffett & Erica Streit-Kaplan

Mother seeks ban on toxic flame retardants

July 8, 2016

On a hot and muggy morning in late June, a dynamic assembly of environmentalists, parents, firefighters, worker’s health advocates, and others piled into Hearing Room 222 of the Massachusetts State House. The issue that brought all these folks together: toxic flame retardants in kid’s products and household furniture.