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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

  • 11573
    Richard Rosenthal
    Los Angeles, CA
    3 hours ago
  • 11572
    Samantha Jamieson
    Sturgis, SD
    6 hours ago
  • 11571
    Pat Wells
    Newport, RI
    6 hours ago
  • 11570
    Leo Lieber
    Concord, CA
    12 hours ago
  • 11569
    Traci Hamilton
    Charlotte, NC
    12 hours ago
  • 11568
    Cheryl Cooper
    Golden, CO
    13 hours ago
  • 11567
    Charlene Dryer
    Newport Beach, CA
    13 hours ago
  • 11566
    Kelly Wright
    Frankfort, KY
    15 hours ago
  • 11565
    David Brultz
    Milwaukee, WI
    16 hours ago
  • 11564
    Laura Frenchik
    Longwood, FL
    16 hours ago
  • 11563
    Anonymous
    Lafayette, CO
    18 hours ago
  • 11562
    Jason Mansour
    Oklahoma City, OK
    1 day ago
  • 11561
    Roxy Harrington
    Holmen, WI
    1 day ago
  • 11560
    David Schwartz
    New York, NY
    1 day ago

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