Thousands of untested chemicals are used in our homes, schools, food and work places every day. Recent news articles and independent studies have highlighted the potential dangers of chemicals that are building up in our bodies and contributing to alarming trends, including increased rates of cancers, developmental diseases, reproductive problems, birth defects and more.
Whether it’s toxic flame retardants in your couch, or mercury in your tuna, VPIRG supports precautionary federal and state laws that require chemicals be tested before harm is done.
We need a better chemical regulatory system so we can all have confidence that the products in our homes and on our store shelves are healthy and safe.
WRITE A LETTER TO THE EDITOR CALLING FOR TOXIC CHEMICAL REFORM
The editorial section is a widely read section of the newspaper, and submitting a letter in support of toxic chemical reform is a quick and effective way to ensure Vermonters are hearing about this critical issue.