We Are Close to Passing Meaningful TSCA Reform

We Are Close to Passing Meaningful TSCA Reform

There are many proposed bills up for debate right now in congress, among them is the TSCA Reform bill which is very close to enactment! Click Here to view an update.

San Juan River Still Affected by Toxic Spill

San Juan River Still Affected by Toxic Spill

The accident at the Gold King Mine in August in southern Colorado released nearly 3 million gallons of waste water…..click here to read the entire article!

Bill Introduced To Help Gold King Mine Spill Victims

Bill Introduced To Help Gold King Mine Spill Victims

Lawmakers from New Mexico and Colorado introduced legislation Tuesday to help victims of the Gold King Mine spill seek financial restitution. Click Here to read the entire article.

Toxic Mine Spill That Polluted Rivers In Three Western States

Toxic Mine Spill That Polluted Rivers In Three Western States

WASHINGTON — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency dismissed complaints Wednesday by Republican lawmakers that her agency downplayed the seriousness of a toxic mine spill that fouled rivers in three Western states. Click here to view the entire article.

National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September is a very special month honoring all childhood cancer patients and survivors for their valiant fight against the bully cancer.  We are so proud to have the Children’s Cancer Pavilion erected this year for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and look forward to adding the finishing touches on this beautiful monument!

Disability Benefits for Camp Lejeune Victims May be Expanded

Disability Benefits for Camp Lejeune Victims May be Expanded

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced plans on Monday to begin revising how it grants disability benefits for veterans who lived at Camp Lejeune, a Marine Corps base in North Carolina, during the 30-plus years that toxic chemicals tainted the base’s drinking water. Click Here to read the full story.

Blues Legend Jimmy Lloyd Rea Dies at 63

Blues Legend Jimmy Lloyd Rea Dies at 63

Good friend and blues Hall of Fame musician Jimmy Lloyd Rea passed away early this morning at the age of 63 at a Nampa, Idaho hospital.  Rea and his band, the Switchmasters performed at blues festivals across the country.  They had been scheduled to play this summer at the Hells Canyon Motorcycle Rally.  Jimmy was […]

Senator Barbara Boxer Threatens to Filibuster Weak TSCA Reform Bill

Senator Barbara Boxer Threatens to Filibuster Weak TSCA Reform Bill

You have heard us talking about the TSCA reform bill introduce by Senators Vitter and Udall and how weak their proposal is.  This legislation recently passed the Environment and Public Works Committee 15-5 with all amendments that would strengthen the bill voted down.  Senator Boxer is a true champion for the health of our environment […]

Children’s Cancer Pavilion Opens Officially on June 6th!

Children’s Cancer Pavilion Opens Officially on June 6th!

We are thrilled with the turn out from the Children’s Cancer Pavilion ribbon cutting ceremony which took place on Saturday June 6th!  Thank you to all of our sponsors and donors and to everyone who came out to support the opening of this incredible monument!  We would also like to thank our Idaho U.S. Senators […]

Children’s Cancer Pavilion Ribbon Cutting June 6th

Children’s Cancer Pavilion Ribbon Cutting June 6th

Nearly six years in the making, the Children’s Cancer Pavilion Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will take place June 6th from 11-1 in Julia Davis Park!  We are very excited to bring this monument and community gathering place to the City of Boise for all to enjoy!  For more information visit our events page or CLICK HERE to […]