Gov. Schwarzenegger: Stand Up to the Chemical Industry! – The Petition Site

Posted by Trish Riley, October 13, 2010

California could be the first state to ensure that consumer products don’t contain chemicals that are toxic to our health and our environment, but only if Governor Schwarzenegger stands up to the chemical industry.

In 2008, California passed sweeping legislation to get toxic chemicals out of consumer products. Last month, the governor finally released his vision for how this program will be implemented.

Unfortunately, the chemical industry is lobbying to weaken the program and protect their interests over public and environmental health.

Tell the governor that he needs to step up and make the necessary changes to save this program! These changes include a speedy process of eliminating toxic chemicals, no restrictions on regulating chemicals linked to cancer or birth defects, and eliminating loopholes that allow for small amounts of toxic chemicals in our products, among others.

The governor needs to hear from you by Oct. 30 that you want a program that truly protects public and … more

via Gov. Schwarzenegger: Stand Up to the Chemical Industry! – The Petition Site.

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