Update #2 ·

We Just Sent an Open Letter to Congress - Here's Why

Earlier today, the House of Representatives held a hearing to debate the future of chemical policy in the United States. They are considering the Chemical Safety Improvement Act, which was introduced in the Senate earlier this year - it would update the woefully inadequate Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976.

The good news is that TSCA reform is moving - and your signatures are helping with the momentum! The bad news is that the CSIA is a terrible bill. Here's a link to the open letter we sent to House of Representatives Committee members yesterday.

Now is the time to keep the pressure on - spread the word and sign and share the petition to protect all of us from toxic chemicals!


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Senator Boxer is the Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee, which is tasked with updating the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 (TSCA). This law is extremely outdated and fails to protect all of us from the many hazardous chemicals that are in the products that we use every day. On Monday, November 4th Breast Cancer Action staff will deliver the petitions that we have…

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