Guest Blogger

Lindsay Dahl

Lindsay Dahl

Lindsay Dahl is the Deputy Director of Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families – a national coalition of over 450 organizations and businesses working to put common sense limits on toxic chemicals. Dahl leads the coalition’s grassroots and digital organizing efforts, works with coalition partners and creates educational materials for the public at www.saferchemicals.org.

Dahl’s background is in state policy advocacy where she led efforts in Minnesota to pass several laws regulating toxic chemicals in consumer products. In her free time Lindsay is a writer, avid reader, Bikram yoga practitioner, and lover of the Great Lakes.

For more from Lindsay Dahl:
Twitter: @Lindsay_SCHF
Twitter: @SaferChemicals
Facebook: saferchemicals

Website:

www.saferchemicals.org/

Blog Posts by Lindsay Dahl

  • Pediatricians vs Chemical Industry

    Pediatricians vs. Chemical Industry

    Who should Congress listen to as they craft laws to regulate toxic chemicals? There is nothing more important than protecting our children’s health. The majority of parents know that when it comes decisions about their children, trained pediatricians, physicians and medical institutions know a thing or two about how the body works. The last six […]

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  • protect your family from toxic chemicals

    Retailers Taking Action to Protect your Family from Toxic Chemicals

    For many of us, we feel the frustration of trying to find safe, non-toxic products while we’re standing in the aisle of a major retail chain. Looking up and down the aisle, I will turn over a laundry detergent bottle, lotion, or children’s toy looking for answers as to if it may be safe. I’ll […]

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  • safe and healthy environments

    Creating safe and healthy environments

    When you think about the word “environment”, what comes to mind? Yosemite National Park, swimming in a lake in northern Wisconsin, or a field of roaming bison? For most people we think of the natural world when we heard the word environment, but as it turns out when we’re looking at the intersection of human […]

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  • childrens health problems

    Are Children’s Health Problems the new “Normal?”

    Childhood cancers like leukemia and brain cancer have gone up 20% in the last 40 years. Puberty is starting earlier than it did in the past. Learning disabilities and autism have grown exponentially in the last several decades, affecting one in eight children. Asthma rates in African American children had the most dramatic rise, nearly […]

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  • picking up the phone

    Moms, Aunts and Grandmas are Picking up the Phone

    Today thousands of people are coming together to make a call. They won’t be calling their partner, doctor or friends. They’re calling Congress. If you just rolled your eyes at the thought of calling Congress, stay with me for a minute, this will be fun. I promise. I work with people, perhaps just like you, […]

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