Contacting Government with Petitions

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As a community, we can consider petitioning the White House for considerations pertaining to promoting health among sufferers of environmental illness. It simply requires going to the site below, opening an account. First, however, let’s get some language drafted.

The site is–https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/user?destination=/petition/create

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Reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), our federal system for overseeing chemical safety, is now on the national agenda. This is welcome news because TSCA has failed to protect public health and the environment from toxic chemicals, in the process threatening the competitiveness of American industry in a global market that increasingly demands safer products. This factsheet defines the key differences between what public health advocates want and what the chemical industry wants from TSCA reform.

For more information:  http://www.blogher.com/frame.php?

url=http://www.saferchemicals.org/resources/chemicals/phthalates.html

If This Were Only Possible
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