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It's Time for Real Toxics Reform!

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Our nation's broken toxic chemicals policy left 300,000 West Virginians without drinkable tap water. The Toxic Substances Control Act is so weak that when a hazardous chemical leaked from a coal processing plant into West Virginia's water supply, officials did not know the harmful effects of drinking that contaminated water. We need real reform of this law now.

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To: Sens. T. Udall and Vitter, Reps. Upton and Shimkus, Sens. Boxer and Cardin, Reps. Waxman and Tonko

As your constituent, I am writing to demand real reform of our broken chemical safety laws. Any chemical reform legislation must include the same safety standard that applies to pesticides to ensure public health and safety; priority review of chemicals that show up in umbilical cord blood and our bodies; clear deadlines for chemical safety assessments; and protection of the states' ability to act when the federal government lacks the courage or capacity to do so.

Thank you. 

Sincerely, 

[Your name here]

Action Updates

  • 20 May 2015

    We Did It!

    Thanks to everyone for helping us reach our goal! Lets keep up the momentum and triple our efforts!

Supporters

  • 10462
    Suzanne Sheldon
    Westfield, MA
    15 minutes ago
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    Larry Bailey
    Bakersfield, CA
    1 hour ago
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    Amy Capuccio
    North East, MD
    2 hours ago
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    Yolanda Clay
    Kailua Kona, HI
    4 hours ago
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    Anna H
    Concord, CA
    6 hours ago
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    Tracy Holthaus
    Kansas City, MO
    7 hours ago
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    Carl Dibb
    Walnut Creek, CA
    7 hours ago
  • 10455
    Jan Lapides
    Gatlinburg, TN
    10 hours ago
  • 10454
    Sharon Hudson
    Mooresboro, NC
    11 hours ago
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    Sally Stephens
    Vaughn, MT
    11 hours ago
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    Anonymous
    Pensacola, FL
    11 hours ago
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    Enrico Pelausa
    Manassas, VA
    13 hours ago
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    Dennis Dougherty
    San Rafael, CA
    14 hours ago
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    Martin Sitto
    Hazel Park, MI
    14 hours ago

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