Environmental Health

Personal care products – everything from cosmetics to soaps and shampoos to hair straighteners – are largely unregulated, with far too many containing toxic ingredients that have been linked to cancer, infertility, miscarriage, poor infant and maternal health outcomes, obesity,
Beauty Justice Act
New York State leads the nation in cases of children with elevated blood levels. Twelve percent of the children born in the state in 2019 – 28,820 children – have been diagnosed with elevated blood lead levels. Childhood lead poisoning rates for communities across
Lead Paint Right to Know Act
Did you know that many cosmetics and other personal care products contain toxic ingredients that have been linked to cancer, infertility, miscarriage, poor infant and maternal health outcomes, obesity, asthma, and other health concerns? And that people of color to
Are you concerned about the toxic chemicals commonly found in cosmetics and other personal care products? Did you know that many of the most toxic products are aggressively marketed towards people of color? Do you want to help do something
Are you concerned about the toxic chemicals commonly found in cosmetics and other personal care products? Did you know that many of the most toxic products are aggressively marketed towards people of color? Do you want to help do something
  Celebrate Earth Day with Our Cecil Corbin-Mark Street Naming Ceremony   Cecil Corbin-Mark was the Deputy Director and Director of Policy Initiatives at WE ACT for Environmental Justice when he passed away on October 15, 2020 at the age
WE ACT for Environmental Justice collaborates with the Zero Mercury Working Group, which released a report on the online marketing of skin lighteners that contain mercury, a dangerous neurotoxin. The report, Online Marketing of Toxic Skin Lighteners, was released at
Online Marketing of Toxic Skin Lighteners Report
On Thursday, October 5 at 1:00 PM, we are hosting a webinar to walk through The Outdoor Pollution Is Coming From Inside The House: National Building Pollution Report we published with the Sierra Club and Physicians for Social Responsibility. Compiling national
Download and read The Outdoor Pollution Is Coming From Inside The House: National Building Pollution Report (PDF) we published with the Sierra Club and Physicians for Social Responsibility. Compiling national outdoor air pollution data from across the government and other
National Building Pollution Report

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