It's Time for Real Toxics Reform!

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About the Petition

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. 


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    Sandra Lindén
    9 hours ago
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    Lucas Newell
    Whitestone, NY
    11 hours ago
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    Mel Culligan
    14 hours ago
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    Rebecca Mitchell
    Spokane, WA
    17 hours ago
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    Malia Klinkner
    Stoughton, WI
    1 day ago
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    Joni Marcellino
    Malibu, CA
    1 day ago
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    Robert Mc Carter
    Destrehan, LA
    1 day ago
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    Erin Ely
    Eugene, OR
    1 day ago
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    Willow Springs, IL
    1 day ago
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    Carolina Palermo
    Great Barrington, MA
    1 day ago
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    Laura Margulies
    Honolulu, HI
    2 days ago
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    Diana Reeves
    Daytona Beach, FL
    2 days ago
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    Joy Branch
    Bettendorf, IA
    2 days ago
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    Suzanne Casamento
    Pacific Palisades, CA
    2 days ago

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