Tag: Safe Chemicals Act of 2011

A Holiday Gift for Generations to Come

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Crossposted from the Huffington Post. The Miracle of Life: When reading my Pregnancy Day-by-Day book this morning, I learned that the baby girl growing inside my womb has developed all of the eggs she will have in her lifetime. At 18 weeks, my daughter already carries within her tiny body the seeds of my grandchildren!…

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Hello, Senator? Give the Gift of Safer Chemicals, Please!

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Today is a National Call-In Day for Safer Chemicals, organized by CEH and our coalition partners. By calling your Senator today, you have the exciting opportunity to add to the nationwide support for safer chemicals. Parents, doctors, teachers, nurses and others who care about their families’ health are calling their Senators to ask them to…

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Urge Senator Feinstein to Support the Safe Chemicals Act!

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YOU can participate in bringing about greater Senate support for the Safe Chemicals Act! CALL or SEND a message (or both!) to Senator Dianne Feinstein’s office and ask her to sign-on as a co-sponsor of the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011.  Tell Senator Feinstein:  I want Safer Chemicals!

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In Brightest Day, In Blackest Night, No Toxic Chemical Shall Escape Government Oversight

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Thor, Captain America, Green Lantern…With all of these superhero movies coming out over the summer, it’s easy to forget one of the most important superheroes—Mom.  Many moms and parents across the country have been the champions for environmental health, at the forefront of legislative action and advocacy.  On August 10th, the mom signal went up…

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What my daughter wants (and deserves) for her birthday: A toxic-free future

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Tomorrow, August 11th, is my daughter Olivia’s birthday. My almost second-grader, who just finished reading the second  Harry Potter book, is turning seven. It’s hard to believe. Tomorrow we’ll celebrate this milestone in the presence of family, give her gifts, and enjoy the Brune birthday staple: ice cream cake. But today, while the rest of…

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Make a Call for Safer Chemicals Today!

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Thousands of chemicals are used in everyday products without ever being tested for safety. Let’s show Congress we want a change in the system! Today doctors, teachers, college students, and people like you across the country are calling their Senators to ask for common sense limits on toxic chemicals. Join the fun, it only takes…

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Wednesday: National Call-In Day for Safe Chemicals!

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Mark your calendars:  Wednesday is an important day for your health.  Environmental health advocates across the country have deemed this Wednesday, July 20th “National Call-In Day for Safe Chemicals”. Join parents, nurses, doctors, college students, and people like you across the country will call their Senators to protect our families from toxic chemicals. The average…

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5 Simple Things You Can Do For Your Health & the Environment on Earth Day

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Usually Earth Day comes and goes, and often times, it can have the unfortunate side effect of greenwashing (just look at all the green leaves and “earth” symbols that are arbitrarily slapped onto the labels of  a bevy of commercial products).  But it’s important to know that we can’t just buy our way out of…

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Senator Frank Lautenberg Introduces "Safe Chemicals Act of 2011"!

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“The average American has more than 200 industrial chemicals in their body, including dozens linked to cancer and other health problems. The shocking truth is that the current law does not require tests to ensure chemicals used in everyday household products are safe.” -Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Today, Senator Lautenberg introduced updated legislation to modernize…

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