Update #3 ·

Thank You! We delivered your petitions last week!

In just one month over 28,000 people from across the country signed our Toxic Time is Up petition. Last week, Breast Cancer Action staff and volunteers delivered all of your petition signatures to the office of Senator Barbara Boxer. Senator Boxer is the Chair of the Environment and Public Works Committee tasked with updating our current toxic chemical policy. Because of our Toxic Time is Up campaign, Senator Boxer is not only hearing from industry, she is hearing from people living with and at risk of breast cancer as she considers the future of chemical regulation in the U.S. 

Thank you for taking action and for all of your support!

Campaign closed

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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 This law is extremely outdated and fails to protect all of us from the many hazardous chemicals that are in the products that we use every day.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 already…

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