Subject: Declare Your Independence from Hazardous Chemicals!
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2003 17:06:08 -0400
From: "Ditz, Daryl" <Daryl.Ditz@no.address>
Note: Deadline Monday, June 30, 2003
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DECLARE INDEPENDENCE FROM HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS
Action deadline: June 30, 2003
Sign the "U.S. Declaration of Independence from Hazardous Chemicals" and
speak out for better controls on chemicals that could harm people and
wildlife around the world, including eagles, whales, seals, and dolphins.
We'll deliver the declaration to President Bush right before the Fourth of
July Independence Day holiday. He needs to hear from you because his
administration is working hand-in-hand with the chemical industry to block
progress on a landmark European Union effort to regulate dangerous chemicals.
The European Union has released draft legislation that could transform the
management of chemicals, increasing protection for wildlife and human
health, while providing significant benefits for American consumers as
well. We'll present the signatures to the European Commission to
demonstrate the depth of U.S. public support for safer alternatives to
Sadly, existing laws fall far short of protecting people and the
environment from the toxic chemicals that are all around us. People and
wildlife can suffer devastating consequences from these contaminants,
including altered neurological and sexual development, impaired
reproduction, and weakened immune systems.
more and sign the "U.S. Declaration of Independence from Hazardous Chemicals."
World Wildlife Fund
1250 Twenty-Fourth St, N.W.
Washington, DC 20035