Bipartisan 11th Annual “National Asbestos Awareness Week” Resolution

Bipartisan 11th Annual “National Asbestos Awareness Week” Resolution

Asbestos is a substance that was mined for years for its use in construction during the insolation process.  Asbestos is a known carcinogen and the root cause of Mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer. We applaud the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organizations persistence and commitment to bring about more awareness for this deadly toxin and work […]

Barbara Boxer faces off with Tom Udall over chemical legislation.

Barbara Boxer faces off with Tom Udall over chemical legislation.

March 18, 2015  Democratic Sens. Barbara Boxer, Edward Markey, and Tom Udall are normally eye-to-eye on most issues, especially when it comes to the environment. Now, they’re at loggerheads over the legacy of the late liberal Sen. Frank Lautenberg and a bill that would in theory enhance the power of the EPA. Lautenberg had tried […]

Senators Boxer and Markey Introduce Chemical Reform Act

Today, Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Edward Markey (D-MA) introduced the Alan Reinstein and Trevor Schaefer Toxic Chemical Protection Act.  Toxic chemicals are ubiquitous in the air we breathe, the water we drink and both in and out of our homes.  We applaud Senators Boxer and Markey for their efforts to draft and introduce such […]

The Children’s Cancer Pavilion is under construction!

The Children’s Cancer Pavilion is under construction!

  On March 2nd, 2015 Trevor’s Trek Foundation broke ground on the Children’s Cancer Pavilion!  We have been working on this project since 2009 and are so excited to bring this wonderful addition to Julia Davis Park!  The amount of pain and isolation a child feels while going through cancer treatment is immeasurable and beyond […]