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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

  • 12717
    Diane Ryciuk Drag
    Goodyear, AZ
    9 hours ago
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    Erica Brown
    Sonora, CA
    22 hours ago
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    Paul Andersen
    Miami, FL
    1 day ago
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    Valerie Howard
    Raleigh, NC
    1 day ago
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    Joseph Cerrella
    Seaford, NY
    2 days ago
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    Sonia Carrigan
    Chino Hills, CA
    2 days ago
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    Ashley Odum
    Lewisburg, TN
    2 days ago
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    Melissa Grittner
    Waite Park, MN
    2 days ago
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    Lily Voong
    Lawndale, CA
    3 days ago
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    Laurie Cocheo
    Miami, FL
    3 days ago
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    Scott Bathke
    Menomonie, WI
    3 days ago
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    Amy Gramza
    Fox Lake, IL
    3 days ago
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    Lucy Daume Jenkerson
    Sioux Falls, SD
    3 days ago
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    Lisa Bening
    Chino Hills, CA
    4 days ago

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