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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

  • 10734
    Nichole Royston
    Huntington Beach, CA
    8 minutes ago
  • 10733
    Thomas Mc Mahon
    Billerica, MA
    1 hour ago
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    Anna Rollon
    United Arab Emirates
    3 hours ago
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    Jimmy Rivera
    Lancaster, PA
    10 hours ago
  • 10730
    Chris Topher Riviezzo
    Port Washington, NY
    15 hours ago
  • 10729
    Marianella Torres
    Houston, TX
    17 hours ago
  • 10728
    Lauren King
    Roswell, GA
    18 hours ago
  • 10727
    Mary Dennis
    Williamstown, WV
    19 hours ago
  • 10726
    Jane Connolly
    Branford, CT
    20 hours ago
  • 10725
    Janice Rivera
    Port Townsend, WA
    23 hours ago
  • 10724
    Joseph Maese
    Chandler, AZ
    1 day ago
  • 10723
    Lisa Paleo
    Bullhead City, AZ
    1 day ago
  • 10722
    Julie Zimmerman
    Sherman Oaks, CA
    1 day ago
  • 10721
    Patric Steele
    San Francisco, CA
    1 day ago

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