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About The Alliance
Our Principles
We believe that all Maine people have a right to a healthy environment where we live, work and play.
We envision a future free of exposure to harmful chemicals in our air, water or food.
We want our children to grow up healthy with every opportunity to thrive.
We seek to build a healthy economy that provides good jobs producing clean products and services.
We are proud of all that’s been accomplished so far toward a clean and healthy Maine.

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This report is a collaborative effort of the Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families coalition, a campaign dedicated to protecting American families from toxic chemicals. The report incorporates a significant body of peer-reviewed science on chemicals and health. Download the report.

 

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Our Citizen-Backed Proposal
Right now, retailers and consumers are left in the dark as to which products contain phthalates. Our proposal to the Maine Department of Environmental Protection calls for requiring manufacturers of household products to report that information publicly. We need your help so that parents, pregnant women and all Mainers know which products contain these harmful chemicals.

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Federal chemicals policy a gift that would keep on giving
Bangor Daily News - 12/4/2009. 
Gail Carlson Op-Ed. Letter to Santa... all I really want for Christmas — a healthy future for my family.
Legislation calls for endocrine disruptor research program
E&E Publishing - 12/4/2009. 
Two Democrats yesterday introduced legislation to increase understanding of how hormone disrupting chemicals are affecting public health. The legislation, introduced by Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts and Rep. Jim Moran of Virginia, calls on the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to research the effects of chemicals on the human endocrine system, particularly among children.
Federal toxics laws too weak
Associated Press - 12/2/2009. 
Environmental officials in Maine and a dozen other states say federal laws to protect the public from toxic chemicals are too weak and states instead are leading the way.
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